Answering Questions About Ditch Bank Stabilization

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1996: $2,100.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,900.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Vegetables: onions


  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health

    Proposal summary:

    Alex Cocot, will demonstrate methods of managing much ditch banks to better control soil erosion and pest populations. Cocot will establish perennial grass to stabilize the ditch banks and study insect populations and soil losses on treated and non-treated fields.

    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.