Sustainable Development of Ribes, Aronia - Elderberry as Commerical Crops in the Northeast

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $164,882.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $219,804.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Steven McKay
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: general small fruits


  • Crop Production: agroforestry, intercropping
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study
  • Pest Management: chemical control, cultural control
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities
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