Project ID

M2003-04

Abstract

Teams of business, agriculture, and food science student teams worked with small market farmers to help them make better business decisions about their operations.

Key Question

What is the impact of using multifunctional student teams to address food production marketing issues?

Findings

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.

Principal Investigator(s)

Kay Palan

Year of Grant Completion

2009