Growing Alternative Crops in Tobacco Greenhouses

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2005: $4,085.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Charlie Broadwater
Clinch Mountain Farmers, Inc


  • Vegetables: greens (leafy)
  • Additional Plants: tobacco, herbs


  • Crop Production: fertigation, multiple cropping
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, market study
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures


    This project could not finish the objectives and performance targets. The project is now closed.

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