Incorporating Cover Crops and Green Manure in High-Desert Organic and Conventional Farming Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2011: $47,628.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2015
Region: Western
State: Idaho
Principal Investigator:
Lauren Golden
University of Idaho

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, millet, oats, rapeseed, rye, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: crop rotation, cover crops, application rate management, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: extension, on-farm/ranch research
  • Production Systems: organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
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