Reducing climatic and disease risks through minimum tillage systems for vegetables

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2010: $179,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Grant Recipient: Cornell University
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Dr. Anusuya Rangarajan
Cornell University

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: beans, cabbages, cauliflower, cucurbits, sweet corn, tomatoes


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, study circle
  • Energy: energy use
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Pest Management: cultural control, economic threshold, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, soil quality/health

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