Management Strategies for Improved Soil Quality with Emphasis on Soil Compaction

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $130,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $378,755.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
David W. Wolfe
Cornell University, Dept of Fruit & Vegetable Science

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, cabbages, sweet corn


  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, cover crops, fallow, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, mulches - killed
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
    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.