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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Building Networks for Canola-Jet Fuel Value Chains

Location: Natural Resource Management Research

Project Number: 5445-21660-002-11-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2012
End Date: May 15, 2013

Assess barriers to farmer adoption of oilseed production, outreach and extension needs, and value chain structure to overcome adoption barriers and accelerate development of a commercial canola to jet fuel industry.

Farmer oilseed adoption assessment methods will be developed and tested, and results will be analyzed. The target population for outreach and extension will be identified, and assessment of outreach and extension needs will be conducted and analyzed. Community stakeholder meetings and rural business development forums will be designed and implemented. Social networks and their role in establishing a new canola to jet fuel value chain will be monitored, mapped and analyzed.

Last Modified: 08/21/2017
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