Comparison of Incorporated and Non-Incorporated Cover Cropping with an Organic Sunflower Fuel Project

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2010: $11,694.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2010
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: rye, sunflower
  • Animals: bovine


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Energy: bioenergy and biofuels, energy conservation/efficiency, energy use
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil chemistry
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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