Planting Aronia Berries on Highly Erodible Land to Add a New Enterprise

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2006: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: berries (other)


  • Crop Production: irrigation
  • Pest Management: mulches - general

    Proposal summary:

    Aronia berries will be planted on a two-acre test plot to help determine if raising Aronia berries is a feasible enterprise in Eastern Nebraska. As an alternative enterprise this will help diversity and spread the risk of unfavorable and low market prices.

    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.