Cover crops for remediating compacted soils.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $4,150.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $3,800.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Jim Vincent
L-Brooke Farms


  • Agronomic: corn, rye


  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health

    Proposal summary:

    This project will experiment with red clover, sweet clover, and sudan grass for remediation of compacted soil. The plots will also be on the site of a two-day field day that will give producers a chance to see the results first hand.

    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.