Managed Riparian Buffer Zones and Cover Crops to Minimize Phosphorus and Nitrogen Runoff Losses from Corn Fields

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $142,448.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $53,600.00
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:
Bill Jokela
University of Vermont

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn


  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient management
  • Natural Resources/Environment: drift/runoff buffers, riparian buffers
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