Functional Value-Added Fruit and Vegetable Processing, Product Development, and Marketing for Small Farms

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $17,646.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $17,923.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:


  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: cucurbits


  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, public participation, employment opportunities, social capital
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