Viability of a Mechanically Killed Cover Crop in NE Vegetable Cropping

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $1,150.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: peppers, tomatoes


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Jim Lucey will build and assess a "cover crop undercutter" for use in three small vegetable crops. The undercutter will be based on a design developed at Ohio State University but not being commercially manufactured.

    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.