Integration of a Brassica Green Manure into the Potato-Barley Rotation

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $77,503.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2006
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Peter Sexton
University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, canola, potatoes


  • Crop Production: cover crops, intercropping
  • Education and Training: extension, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, cultural control
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, nutrient mineralization
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