Using Small Grain Cover Crop Alternatives to Diversify Crop Rotations

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $92,300.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Federal Funds: $28,000.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $92,000.00
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Joshua Posner
Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, corn, oats, rye, soybeans, wheat


  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • 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.