A Comparison of Conventional, Low-Input and Organic Farming Systems: The Transition Phase and Long-Term Viability

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1989: $600,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1991
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $909,950.00
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Steven Temple
University of California

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn
  • Vegetables: tomatoes


  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: soil analysis, soil chemistry, soil microbiology, soil physics
    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.