The effect of food processing waste on cover crop growth and subsequent cash crop production in a certified organic vegetable operation

Project Overview

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2003: $9,930.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,322.00
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Mark Hutchinson
University of Maine Extension

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)
  • Fruits: melons


  • Crop Production: cover crops
  • Soil Management: nutrient mineralization, organic matter, soil quality/health
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