Sustainable Production of Tibetan Goji Berry (Lycium barbarum) in Central Missouri

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $3,515.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: berries (other)


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Pest Management: mulches - killed, physical control, mulching - plastic
  • Soil Management: organic matter, nutrient mineralization
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities

    Proposal summary:

    The goal of this project is to determine if the non-traditional, highly nutritious Goji Berry can be grown in mid-Missouri and provide a valuable alternate crop for small farms.

    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.