A Model for Long-Term, Large-Scale Systems Research Directed Toward Agricultural Sustainability

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $256,604.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $302,154.00
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Dr. J. Paul Mueller
North Carolina State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, corn, cotton, peanuts, soybeans, triticale, wheat
  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes
  • Additional Plants: trees


  • Crop Production: cover crops, cropping systems, nutrient cycling
  • Pest Management: integrated pest management
  • Production Systems: integrated crop and livestock systems, organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, soil physics, 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.