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CASHMERE PRODUCTION: A REVENUE-GENERATING OPPORTUNITY FOR RURAL AMERICA

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
9322
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9322
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Cascade Cashmere Company
200 Larson Road Silver Creek, WA 98585
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: CASHMERE PRODUCTION: A REVENUE-GENERATING OPPORTUNITY FOR RURAL AMERICA
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $230,000.00
 

Abstract:

A PHASE I SBIR PROJECT TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING CASHMERE PRODUCTION AS AN EMPLOY- MENT AND INCOME-GENERATING OPPORTUNITY FOR RURAL AREAS. THEPROPOSED FEASIBILITY STUDY INCLUDES THREE MAJOR AREAS OF RESEARCH: (1) THE COMPILATION OF EXISTING GENETIC RESEARCH ON THE CASHMERE GOAT; (2) THE INVESTIGATION OF EDUCATIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS OF SMALL FARMERS AND RURAL LAND- OWNERS RELATIVE TO CASHMERE PRODUCTION; AND (3) THE ECONOMICFEASIBILITY OF CASHMERE PRODUCTION FOR THE SMALL FARMER INCLUDING ESTIMATES OF INCREMENTAL COSTS AND POTENTIAL ECONOMICS OF SCALE.

Principal Investigator:

Judith A Richardson
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Cascade Cashmere Company
200 Larson Road Silver Creek, WA 98585

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No