Optimization of cover crop strategies for pumpkin production in the mid-Atlantic

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2003: $99,613.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2007
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $72,640.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maryland
Project Leader:
Caragh Fitzgerald
Maryland Cooperative Extension
Kathryne Everts
University of Delaware, Dept. of Plant and Soil

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: general silage crops
  • Vegetables: cucurbits


  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: cultural control, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
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