Develop Crop Rotational Budgets For Three Cropping Systems in the Northeast

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1993: $60,846.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $174,742.00
Region: Northeast
State: New Jersey
Project Leader:
Robin G. Brumfield
Ag'l Economics & Marketing, Cook College, Rutgers State U

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, potatoes, soybeans
  • Fruits: apples, berries (other), berries (cranberries), peaches, berries (strawberries)
  • Vegetables: beans, cabbages, cucurbits, onions, peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes
  • Animals: bovine, poultry, goats, sheep
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, mineral supplements, pasture fertility, preventive practices, grazing - rotational, watering systems
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, risk management, whole farm planning
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity
  • Pest Management: biological control, botanical pesticides, chemical control, cultural control, disease vectors, economic threshold, eradication, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulches - living, physical control, mulching - plastic, cultivation, precision herbicide use, prevention, row covers (for pests), sanitation, soil solarization, trap crops, traps, mulching - vegetative, weather monitoring, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, permaculture, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: composting, green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    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.