Improving Production Methods for Shiitake Mushrooms

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $2,225.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $3,850.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Carlton Woodward, will design and build metal racks to hold logs used in small-scale outdoor shiitake mushroom production. The project aims to improve small-scale mushroom systems by reducing labor requirements.

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