Weed Community Shifts and Management Options in the Conversion to Organic Production Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $93,375.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Kevin Gibson
Purdue University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: soybeans
  • Vegetables: peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: cover crops, crop rotation
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management, mulching - plastic, prevention, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: nutrient mineralization
    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.