Covering New Ground: Tropical Cover Crops for Improving Soil Quality

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $84,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $54,000.00
Region: Western
State: Hawaii
Principal Investigator:
Richard Bowen
Department of Nat Res and Envir Mngt

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil quality/health
    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.