Early Season Soil Tarping Impacts on Weed Pressure and Yield

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2022: $249,935.00
Projected End Date: 10/31/2025
Grant Recipient: South Dakota State University
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Rhoda Burrows
South Dakota State University
Describes first year of tarping project in South Dakota, and effects of opaque tarps and clear plastic tarps on weed growth and onion yield
Kristine Lang, South Dakota State University
Hannah Voye, South Dakota State University
Rhoda Burrows, south Dakota State University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.