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BECAUSE THE CROPS THAT ARE PRESENTLY AVAILABLE TO THE SMALL FARMER ARE NO LONGER PROFITABLE, THERE IS A NEED TO DEVELOP ALTERNATIVE CROPS.SBC: Tj Enterprises Topic: N/A
BECAUSE THE CROPS THAT ARE PRESENTLY AVAILABLE TO THE SMALL FARMER ARE NO LONGER PROFITABLE, THERE IS A NEED TO DEVELOP ALTERNATIVE CROPS. HERB AND SPICE PRODUCTION SHOWS GREAT PROMISE IN PROVIDING AN ALTERNATIVE. THE HERB AND SPICE MARKET DEMAND FAR EXCEEDS DOMESTIC PRODUCTION. THEREFORE, THE U.S. IS IMPORTING HERBS AND SPICES FROM OTHER COUNTRIES TO MEET THE DEMANDS THAT EXIST. IF THE SMALL FARM ...SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Agriculture