Training in Alternative Research Strategies for Sustainable Farming Systems

Final Report for ES00-047

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2000: $101,800.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Noah Ranells
NCSU (former staff)
Keith Baldwin
NC A&T State University
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Education & Outreach Initiatives

A Field Guide for On-Farm Research Experiments

A field guide written by Keith R. Baldwin and produced through the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University. Published March, 2004.

List of topices:
- What are the drawbacks to on-farm research?
- What question do you want th eresearch to answer?
- Field Variability
- Replication
- Randomization
- Plot Size and Data Collection
- Common Questions
- Steps to a Successful Research Project
- On-Farm Research Helpful Hints

- Statistics
- Example Statistical Calculation

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.