Teams of business, agriculture, and food science student teams worked with small market farmers to help them make better business decisions about their operations.
What is the impact of using multifunctional student teams to address food production marketing issues?
Project investigators found that they could successfully leverage students' knowledge to help Iowa farmers at no cost other than their time. This is a valuable but underutilized resource for farmers.
Year of Grant Completion
Palan, Kay M., "Leveraging student expertise to solve food production marketing problems" (2009). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 320.