Using Composted Paper Mill Wood Fiber Residual as a Mulch/Soil Amendment in Potato Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1996: $2,974.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $10,100.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: potatoes


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    Donald Fitzpatrick, will test the use of paper mill wood fiber residual as a soil amendment and mulch in potato production

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