Research, development, and marketing of value-added pork products.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $9,254.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $20,330.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:


  • Animals: swine


  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures

    Proposal summary:

    This project will address the transition from commodity-based farming to value-added farming, and supports the development of business and marketing plans, marketing efforts, and product identity phases. The farmer is part of a coalition of pork farmers who will also benefit from this pilot effort.

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