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Company Information:

Company Name: Trellis Growing Systems LLC
City: Fort Wayne
State: IN
Zip+4: 46804-1511
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (260) 241-3128

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $173,660.00 2
SBIR Phase II $349,593.00 1

Award List:

Modular Trellis System for Brambles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Richard Barnes, Owner/Manager
Award Amount: $73,734.00
Abstract:
Trellis installation is a major expense for establishing a new commercial blackberry or raspberry (bramble) planting. There has been significant research by the USDA and universities on developing novel trellis designs and methods of manipulating bramble canes for cutting cost of labor for cane… More

Modular Trellis System for Brambles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Richard Barnes, Owner/Manager
Award Amount: $349,593.00
Abstract:
Trellis installation is a major expense for establishing new commercial blackberry or raspberry (bramble) plantings. Research by the USDA and universities clearly demonstrates that by developing novel trellis designs and methods of manipulating bramble canes, costs of labor for cane pruning and… More

Modular Shading Structure for High Value Fruits and Vegetables

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Richard Barnes, Owner/Manager – 260-241-3128
Award Amount: $99,926.00
Abstract:
Shading vegetables and fruits can reduce temperatures resulting in improved fruit set, increase fruit size and quality, and reduce water consumption. Shading materials for reducing light intensity or transmission have been used extensively in the nursery industry as well as with large commercial… More