Sub-Arctic Top-Bar-Hive Beekeeping and Natural Honeycomb Production Combined with the Introduction of New Winter Hardy Red Raspberry Cultivars

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2002: $3,129.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Region: Western
State: Alaska
Principal Investigator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: rye, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bees


  • Animal Production: feed additives, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: intercropping, organic fertilizers, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance, market study, value added
  • Pest Management: physical control, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, employment opportunities, social networks
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