PREPARATION TECHNIQUES

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1898
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
P.o. Box 257, Moose Lake, MN, 55767
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 David L. Eggen
Title: Principal Investigator
Phone: (218) 389-6142
Research Institution
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.

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