Farmers who want to grow specialty crops need to cultivate different marketing skills. They also need information about the profitability of producing raw foods and processed products.
What are the possibilities for growing specialty food crops in Iowa?
Both raw and frozen produce have the potential to be profitable and ISU Extension fact sheets are available to help with decision making.
Jill Weber, Kamyar Enshayan,
Year of Grant Completion
Chase, Craig A.; Weber, Jill; and Enshayan, Kamyar, "Sustaining agricultural producers through direct marketing of processed foods" (2006). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 266.