Marketing of Small Amounts of Organic Grains through Alternative Broiler Feeds and Direct to Consumer Sales

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $3,226.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Illinois
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  • Agronomic: barley, peas (field, cowpeas)
  • Animals: poultry


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed management
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture

    Proposal summary:

    This project is looking at solving some of the marketing problems with grains for the small scale certified organic grower. Alternative feeds (field peas and barley) for range fed broilers as well as direct to consumer marketing will be used.

    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.