Diversifying an Organic Grain System:  Spring Wheat – Edible Bean Variety Trials…

Project Overview

FNE97-185
Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:

Commodities

  • Agronomic: wheat
  • Vegetables: beans

Practices

  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Ken Van Hazinga, will compare six spring wheat and six edible bean varieties in an organic production system as an initial step towards diversifying into these crops. Van Hazinga will also develop full-scale production budgets for both. Project goals include, determining which varieties are best suited to organic production in Vermont

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