Management of Perennial Wheat as a Sustainable Alternative Cropping System in the Pacific Northwest

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2001: $63,641.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $6,365.00
Region: Western
State: Washington
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Jones
Crop and Soil Science Dept. WSU

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: wheat


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study, market study, risk management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: hedges - grass, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, soil stabilization, wildlife
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control, competition, cultural control, disease vectors, field monitoring/scouting, genetic resistance, integrated pest management, physical control, cultivation, precision herbicide use, prevention, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, public participation
    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.