Soil Amendment - Crop Rotation Effects on Productivity - Soil Properties Within Potato Production Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $100,126.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $48,942.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Gregory A. Porter
University of Maine

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, potatoes, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Vegetables: broccoli, peas (culinary)


  • Animal Production: manure management, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, focus group, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, composting, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
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