Institutionalizing Cover Crop Research and Education in the Southeast

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2015: $129,712.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2017
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton
North Carolina State University


  • Agronomic: corn, cotton, millet, oats, sorghum (milo), soybeans, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Fruits: berries (strawberries)
  • Animals: bees, bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing management, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, workshop
  • Natural Resources/Environment: soil stabilization, carbon sequestration
  • Pest Management: biological control, competition, mulches - killed, mulches - living, physical control
  • Soil Management: green manures, nutrient mineralization, soil microbiology, organic matter, 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.