Demonstrations of Sustainable Vegetable Pest - Crop Management: Fresh Market Sweet Corn

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $164,356.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $99,171.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Curt Petzoldt

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Vegetables: sweet corn


  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, continuous cropping, cover crops, intercropping, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns, agricultural finance, market study, value added
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, chemical control, competition, cultural control, disease vectors, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, genetic resistance, integrated pest management, mulches - living, physical control, cultivation, precision herbicide use, prevention, sanitation, traps, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, urban/rural integration
    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.