The Center provides production and marketing information on a variety of crops
Results of the Center's hydrangea research are available at http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CDBREC/native.html
The University of Kentucky's Crop Diversification & Biofuel Research & Education Center (formerly the New Crop Opportunities Center) supports research on specialty crops, offers electronic and printed educational materials, and provides on-farm demonstrations of selected crops.
WARNING: Some Web sites to which these materials provide links for the convenience of users are not managed by the University of Kentucky. The university does not review, control or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.
This site was last updated on November 5, 2012
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2012 KY Produce Planting & Marketing Intentions Survey
The Kentucky Produce Planting and Marketing Intentions Survey measures the marketing practices and planting intentions of the state's fruit and vegetable growers. The 2012 survey indicates that Kentucky's produce industry is continuing to grow steadily.
Regional Winegrape Outlook
This survey was conducted in early 2011 to better understand how business practices are developing among wineries in Kentucky and six contiguous states - Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Virginia, and Missouri.
Farmers Market Technology and Food Safety Project
This project examines the economic impact of implementing point-of-sale technology supporting debit and electronic benefits transfer transactions in rural farmers markets.
Survey of CSA Producers
During the past decade, increased consumer interest in local and organic fruit and vegetables has contributed to the growing popularity of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). This report summarizes the major findings in the survey, which focused on business and marketing practices among 205 CSA producers in nine states (IL, IN, OH, MI, PA, WV, KY, MO, TN).
Marketing through CSAs
A Farmer's Guide to Marketing through Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), from University of Tennessee Extension.