Fall-Planted Cover Crops in Western Washington: A Model for Sustainability Assessment

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1994: $80,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,000.00
Region: Western
State: Washington
Principal Investigator:
Wilbur Anderson
Washington State University (WSU), Puyallup Research and Extension Center

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: potatoes
  • Vegetables: cucurbits


  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling
  • Education and Training: display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, public participation, urban agriculture, urban/rural integration, social capital, social networks, sustainability measures, community development
    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.