Green Manure vs. Brown Manure in an Organic Vegetable System

Project Overview

Project Type: Youth Educator
Funds awarded in 2010: $1,991.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2013
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Project Manager:
Mark Quee
Scattergood Friends School


  • Vegetables: beets, broccoli, cucurbits
  • Animals: poultry, swine, sheep


  • Animal Production: grazing management, manure management, pasture fertility, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: cover crops, nutrient cycling, organic fertilizers
  • Education and Training: on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, youth education
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, organic agriculture
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
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