Influences of Alternative Vegetable Systems on Arthropods/Soil Biological Dynamics and Soil Quality Trajectory

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1995: $180,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $28,842.00
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Richard Dick
Oregon State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: oats, wheat
  • Vegetables: beans, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet corn


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, indicators
  • Pest Management: biological control
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, 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.