Advancing Sustainable Potato Production in the Northwest

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $35,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $7,071.00
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Karen Murphy
The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, canola, corn, oats, potatoes, rapeseed, sugarbeets, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Vegetables: beans, sweet corn


  • Animal Production: feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns, risk management
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, cultural control, genetic resistance, prevention, trap crops
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, social networks
    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.