Participatory Evaluation of Farmer Based Soil Quality Assessment Cards

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1999: $49,997.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2002
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,275.00
Region: Western
State: Oregon
Principal Investigator:
Daniel McGrath
Oregon State University

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: wheat
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, cucurbits, onions, peas (culinary), sweet corn


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: decision support system, extension, farmer to farmer, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, risk management
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems
  • 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.