County Fair Tomato Cooperative: Developing an Organic Tomato Processing Cooperative

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $67,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $40,500.00
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
Dan Nagengast
Kansas Rural Center, Inc

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: herbs


  • Crop Production: organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, marketing management, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, employment opportunities
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