The Effect of Spring Seeded Annual Medic, Genus Medicago, on Weed Management and Soil Quality in Corn Production

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $73,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Federal Funds: $10,000.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $59,600.00
Region: North Central
State: South Dakota
Project Coordinator:
Sharon Clay
Dept of Agronomy, Horticulture, and Plant Science, South Dakota State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn


  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, application rate management
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, competition, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
    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.