Value-Added Multi-Purpose Processing Establishment using Renewable Energy Sources as a Centerpiece to a Sustainable Educational Farm

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 2010-02117
Amount: $78,705.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
7206 N 950 E, Darlington, IN, 47940
DUNS: 946113110
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Erick Smith
 (765) 436-2186
Business Contact
 Jessica Smith
Title: President
Phone: (765) 324-2161
Research Institution
Problem: Small farms have limited poultry and small ruminant processing facility choices in Indiana; while most facilities serving this function utilize standard construction methods, facilities utilizing alternative and renewable energy systems are nonexistent. Question: Can a facility be designed that utilizes alternative energy technologies that result in a net energy savings Purpose: The purpose of this study is to design a multi-use processing facility that utilize alternative and renewable energy technologies and alternative building techniques that will abide by all local building and health codes.

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