Annual Medics: New Legumes for Sustainable Farming Systems in the Midwest

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1993: $130,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $85,262.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Craig Sheaffer
University of Minnesota

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: canola, corn, cotton, potatoes, soybeans, wheat, hay
  • Vegetables: asparagus
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, crop rotation
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, wildlife
  • Pest Management: chemical control, physical control
  • Soil Management: green manures
    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.