Project ID

M2010-07

Abstract

Women and Latino farmers were surveyed about their needs for materials to inform their farming enterprises and help make them economically successful. Researchers will use the findings to develop appropriate supporting materials.

Key Question

What is the depth of women and Latino farm owners’ understanding of basic business skills?

Findings

After surveying these two groups, the project results demonstrated a need to target materials and workshops in the areas of capital acquisition and business planning.

Principal Investigator(s)

Howard Van Auken

Co-Investigator(s)

Leigh Adcock, Hannah Lewis

Year of Grant Completion

2010