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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. NUGGET: An On-Line Tool Management of Nutrients and Trace Gas Emission in Agroecosystems


    Farmers, crop consultants, and regulators are constantly faced with management/policy decisions that require the integration of current crop and soil conditions, and current and future weather conditions. Farmers and crop consultants must make these management decisions within a regulatory environment that is becoming more restrictive and complex. Regulators are forced to make policy recommendatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  2. Facilitating Rural-Urban Trade and Technology Flows

    SBC: CEO Praxis Inc            Topic: N/A

    Rural areas, except those on the urban fringe, are often disconnected from the global city-regions that serve as the primary engines of the economy. The project will develop more effective trade and technology connections - based on connective technologies and innovative connective relationships - between rural businesses and communities with businesses and industry networks in urban areas.

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Agriculture
  3. Improved Fruit Juice Concentration Process


    No simple/convenient process exists to concentrate wine without developing a burnt taste. This program develops the osmotic distillation process to concentrate wine at room temperature. Osmotic distillation enhances dewatering approximately 10-fold and in so doing makes the process economically attractive.

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Agriculture
  4. Enhanced Control of Fruit Ripening


    Ethylene is a growth hormone for plants and therefore, removal of ethylene plays an important part in maintaining the freshness of plants, especially fruits and flowers. Ethylene is generated by the fruits themselves, and is therefore a self-ripening component. In shipping of fruits and vegetables there is a great deal of effort that goes into controlling the atmosphere around the fruits and veget ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  5. Phase I Feasibility Study for the Manufacturing of Value-Added Nutraceutical and Food Supplement Products from Muscadines

    SBC: Jacob W. Paulk Farms, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Muscadine grape skins and seeds (former waste products) provide an excellent value-added nutraceutical-grade product to enhance a currently saturated market and industry with many beneficial anti-inflammatory phytochemicals. This project examines the potential of producing a nutraceutical-grade product from muscadine grape skins and seeds.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  6. Refining Juvenile Grow Out Techniques for a Sea Urchin Hatchery System

    SBC: Portsmouth Scuba, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Dimishing urchin stocks and harvests in the Gulf of Maine and poor recruitment has made the option of establishing sea urchin hatcheries attractive for aquaculture and possible stock enhancement. A hatchery to produce juvenile sea urchins for grow out and out planting to aquaculture lease sites has been established. The purpose of this project is to improve the efficiency of production and refine ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  7. Goldenseal, Processing and Value-Added Product Development Phase II

    SBC: SLEEPY HOLLOW FARM            Topic: N/A

    Goldenseal is one of the most popular medicinal herbs in the country. Since the overwhelming majority of the raw goldenseal on the market today is wild harvested, this popularity has led to over collection from its native habitat to the point of being declared threatened or endangered in many areas by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This situation has created an opportunity for quality minded ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Agriculture
  8. Computer-Integrated Staff Training for Care of Persons with Disabilities/Health Impairments

    SBC: SPIRIT LAKE CONSULTING, INC.            Topic: N/A

    On Indian reservations, there is a significant need for direct care staff for persons with disabilities and chronic health conditions and a lack of trained personnel. The purpose of this study is to determine feasibility of delivering computer-integrated training in a remote community without the usual prerequisites of effective computer-based training.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture

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