Designing and Validating Plant Communities/Cropping Systems for Multiple Benefits

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $13,733.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,275.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: berries (other)
  • Nuts: hazelnuts
  • Vegetables: garlic
  • Additional Plants: ornamentals


  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: decision support system, networking
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, agricultural finance
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, wildlife
  • Pest Management: economic threshold
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Sustainable Communities: public participation, community services, sustainability measures
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