How much rye biomass can I grow? Online tool

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2018: $11,543.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2021
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Matt Liebman
Iowa State University
Users can select a state, then county and see the range of winter cereal rye cover crop biomasses they can expect for a given planting and termination date.
Decision-making Tool
Virginia Nichols, Iowa State University
Rafael Martinez-Feria, Michigan State University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "How Much Does Diversification Improve Soil Water Holding Capacity?"
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.