Evaluating CORE Values Northeast: Determining the Environmental, Economic and Social Benefits of an IPM Apple Consumer Education and Market Development Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $25,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $280,000.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Francine Stephens
Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits


  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: decision support system, farmer to farmer, networking, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, marketing management, feasibility study, market study, value added
  • Pest Management: field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mating disruption, traps, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, soil analysis
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, new business opportunities, partnerships
    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.