Black Walnut Hulls: Turning Trash into Treasure

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2005: $5,847.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2007
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
Project Coordinator:
Christopher Chmiel
Integration Acres Ltd.

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: potatoes, soybeans, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: berries (other)
  • Nuts: walnuts
  • Vegetables: beans, onions, tomatoes
  • Additional Plants: ornamentals
  • Animals: bovine, goats


  • Animal Production: manure management, pasture fertility, range improvement, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: agroforestry, forestry, municipal wastes, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, marketing management, feasibility study, agricultural finance, value added, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Soil Management: composting, earthworms, organic matter, soil analysis
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.