Farmer-to-Farmer Cover Crop Network Complementing On-Farm and On-Station Trials

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $46,954.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $65,378.00
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
Jerry Jost
Kansas Rural Center

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo), wheat


  • Crop Production: cover crops, no-till, nutrient cycling, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, extension, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, study circle
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: competition, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, mulches - killed, mulches - living
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships
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