Improving Sustainable Enterprise Selection - Marketing Skills through Business Skills Training

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $4,230.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,680.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Ginger Myers
Howard County Economic Development Authority

Annual Reports


  • Animals: equine


  • Education and Training: decision support system, focus group, mentoring, networking, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, cooperatives, marketing management, risk management, value added
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, analysis of personal/family life, sustainability measures
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