Alternate Grain/Bean Rotations for Optimized Economic Yield in Northeast Organic Farming

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $68,604.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
William Brinton
Woods End Agricultural Institute

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: spelt, soybeans, wheat
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: multiple cropping, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers, stubble mulching
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, new enterprise development, feasibility study, agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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