Promoting Sustainable Potato Cropping Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2002: $158,477.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $24,990.00
Region: Western
State: Idaho
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Hopkins
University of Idaho

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: corn, potatoes, sugarbeets, wheat
  • Vegetables: beans, onions


  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, cover crops, fertigation, foliar feeding, nutrient cycling, application rate management, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: technical assistance, decision support system, demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: biological control, chemical control, cultural control, disease vectors, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, physical control
  • Production Systems: holistic management
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    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.