Establishing and Enlarging on Maine Ginseng Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $7,400.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Additional Plants: ginseng


  • Education and Training: general education and training

    Proposal summary:

    R. Stephen Drane, together with the newly formed Maine Ginseng Growers Association, will develop and disseminate education materials about ginseng production and marketing. The aim is to provide long-term farm income through a non-timber forest product.

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