Transition from Traditional Grain or Livestock Agriculture to On-farm Roadside Marketing of Produce

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1997: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, cucurbits, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, turnips


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control, cultural control, economic threshold, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, physical control, mulching - plastic, cultivation, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter
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