Compost Planting Pots

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1999: $700.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: Connecticut
Project Leader:
Matthew Freund
Freunds' Farm, Inc.


  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Education and Training: demonstration
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, feasibility study, value added

    Proposal summary:

    The objective of the project is to research and develop a cost effective molding process to make planting pots from composted or raw manure. The second objective is to test the use of those pots in a greenhouse setting.

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