PREPARATION TECHNIQUES

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1898
Agency Tracking Number:
1898
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
P.o. Box 257, Moose Lake, MN, 55767
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
David L. Eggen
Principal Investigator
(218) 389-6142
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROJECT WILL TEST THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO SITE PREPARATION FOR REFORESTATION. THE PROJECT WILL INVOLVE A MACHINE CAPABLE OF SIMULTANEOUSLY APPLYING CHEMICALS AND MECHANICALLY PREPARING A PLANTING SPOT. THIS EQUIPMENT WILL PROVIDE A FLEXIBLE AND SYSTEMATIC TOOL TO INCREASE COST EFFECTIVENESS OF SITE PREPARATION AND REFORESTATION WITH LEAST BIOLOGICAL IMPACT OF THE SITE. THE EQUIPMENT WILL ALSO RESULT IN INCREASED EFFICIENCY IN STREAMLINING NO COMPLEX AND EXPENSIVE DECISION MAKING PROCESSES AND DECREASE LOGISTICAL PLANNING PROBLEMS.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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