Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $4,590.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,420.00
Region: North Central
Development of a Sustainable Hazel Nut Production Industry for Noble County, Ohio
To develop a new sustainable industry that will employ local people and provide a marketing opportunity for producers. Intent is to develop/introduce a more cold-tolerant hazelnut by crossbreeding the local wild hazelnut with the European filbert.