Christmas Lights and Deer Scents

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $937.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,554.00
Region: Northeast
State: West Virginia
Project Leader:
Myra Bonhage-Hale
La Paix Herb Farm


  • Vegetables: tomatoes


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    Myra, will experiment with alternative deer deterrents- herb plantings around crop plantings and blinking Christmas lights-- on her vegetable farm. Her goal is to find a low-cost method of reducing deer damage.

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