Investigation of the Viability of Growing Herbs as Alternative Crops for Iowa Farmers

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $50,260.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $10,500.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Eric Franzenburg
Benton Development Group

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, cotton, potatoes, soybeans, wheat


  • Crop Production: windbreaks
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, agricultural finance, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, wildlife
  • Pest Management: weed ecology
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.