Advancing Sustainable Potato Production in the Northwest

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1998: $42,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Karen Murphy
The Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: barley, canola, corn, oats, potatoes, rapeseed, rye, sugarbeets, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing - rotational, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, networking, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: cooperatives, marketing management, whole farm planning
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, cultural control, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, prevention, weed ecology
  • Production Systems: transitioning to organic, holistic management
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, 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.