Benefits – Evaluation of the Application of Compost Tea in Growing Organic Vegetables

Project Overview

FNC04-517
Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2004: $5,297.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,970.00
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Dan Flotow
Country Garden & Farm Market

Commodities

Not commodity specific

Practices

  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Project objectives:

    To apply compost tea to fields of organically grown vegetables and analyze the effects and benefits in relation to yield, grade and flavor. The tea will be used as a soil drench and a foliar spray.

    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.