Mechanical and biological strategies to remove invasive Bermuda grass in preparation for organic vegetable production on raised beds

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2013: $9,560.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2015
Region: Southern
State: Georgia
Principal Investigator:
Jennifer Taylor
Lola's Organic Farm

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: millet
  • Vegetables: onions, peas (culinary)


  • Crop Production: crop rotation, cover crops, irrigation, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: marketing management, agricultural finance
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, row covers (for pests)
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, organic agriculture, transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: earthworms, organic matter, soil analysis, soil microbiology, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: infrastructure analysis, partnerships
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