Producer-Owned Cooperative to Process and Market Sustainably Produced Pork

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $23,590.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $24,190.00
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Coordinator:
Dennis Smith
Iowa Farmers Union

Annual Reports


  • Animals: swine


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, inoculants, manure management
  • Education and Training: decision support system, networking, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, cooperatives, marketing management, feasibility study, market study, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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