Alternative Nitrogen Sources for Organic Snap Bean Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1998: $3,617.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: North Central
State: Nebraska
Project Coordinator:
John Ellis
Libby Creek Farms

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Vegetables: beans


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, multiple cropping, organic fertilizers, application rate management, strip tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: community-supported agriculture, marketing management
  • Pest Management: biological control, field monitoring/scouting, mulches - killed, mulches - living
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
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