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Ten Years of SARE

Opportunities in Agriculture Bulletin

CROP PRODUCTION PROJECTS

NORTH CENTRAL
Northeast
South
West

North Central Region Crop Production Projects
 

1997
Using Small Grain Cover Crop Alternatives to Diversify Crop Rotations (LNC97-116)
Farmer-Designed Research on the Use of Legumes in Sustainable Dryland Cropping Systems (LNC97-104)
Kentucky Blue Grass Management and Variety Evaluation for Sustainable Seed Production in Western Nebraska and Surrounding Area (FNC97-200)
Long-Term Benefits of Cover Crops and Crop Rotations (FNC97-196)
The Economics of Seed Saving on Three Biological Farms in Western Michigan (FNC97-189)
Trees for Food (FNC97-184)
Comparing Controlled Microbial Systems (CMS) Composting to Conventional Composting to Piled Feedlot Manure (FNC97-181)
Converting Unproductive Woodlands Into a Profitable Shade-Plant Nursery (FNC97-175)
Feasibility of Corn Stalk Ash as a Fertilizer Source (FNC97-173)
Innovative Farmers Seeking Lowest Nitrogen Rates for Corn on Sandy Soils to Protect Ground Water (FNC97-166)
1996
Using Forages and Grazing Systems as an Alternative to Crop Production on Michigan Muck Soils (FNC96-155)
Cover Crop Inter-Row Seeder for Row Crops (FNC96-153)
Comprehensive Integrated Agroforestry Project (FNC96-148)
Multiple-Site Evaluation of Cover Crops Established in Wheat Stubble (FNC96-136)
Corn Starch Amendment for Marginal Soils (FNC96-133)
1995
Reduced Chemical Inputs in Alternative Potato Farming Systems (LNC95-86)
The Effect of Spring Seeded Annual Medic genus Medicago, on Weed Management and Soil Quality in Corn Production (LNC95-79)
Implementing Sustainable and Organic Practices Using Rotary Tillage and No-Till Equipment to Farm in 30' Strips that Will Meet ASCS Erosion Mandates (FNC95-99)
Living Mulches in Minnesota Wheat (FNC95-91)
Interseeding Field Peas and Yellow Mustard for Enhanced Moisture Retention and Harvesting Ease in a No-Till Cropping System (FNC95-90)
Identifying Management Practices that Enhance the Probability of Producing Quality Durum Wheat for Pasta (FNC95-128)
Improving Ground and Surface Water Quality by Reducing Commercial Fertilizer Applications to Fields Receiving Livestock Manure Applications (FNC95-125)
Cover Crop Management in the Upper Midwest (FNC95-117)
Nitrogen Management on Sandy Soils for Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Corn Production (FNC95-113)
Barley Breeding by the Public (FNC95-111)
Measuring Nitrogen Benefits of a Hairy Vetch Cover Crop for Corn Production and Evaluating a Portable Soil Nitrate Test Kit (FNC95-108)
1994
Sustaining Row Crop and Fine Hardwood Productivity through Alley Cropping: On-Farm Demonstration, Research, and Economic Evaluation of an Integrated System (LNC94-72)
Economic and Ecological Analyses of Farms and their Component Practices to Promote Crop Rotation and Cover Crop Systems (LNC94-70)
Integrated System for Sustainability of High Value Field Crops (LNC94-64)
Hairy Vetch in Minimum-Till Organic Rotation (FNC94-87)
Strip Cropping in a Four-Crop Rotation (FNC94-63)
Continuing Study Relating Potassium Uptake to Manure and Tillage (FNC94-60)
1993
Annual Medics: New Legumes for Sustainable Farming Systems in the Midwest (LNC93-58)
Soil Conservation and Residue Management Demonstration (FNC93-52)
Producing and Processing Sweet Sorghum in the Upper Midwest (FNC93-46)
Comparing Composted and Raw Manure in Crop Production (FNC93-45)
Clear Hilum Organic Soybean Trials (FNC93-41)
Potassium Uptake in Relation to Manure Application and Tillage Practices (FNC93-39)
Utilizing a Portable Scale to Evaluate Crop and Livestock Production (FNC93-31)
Winter Rye as Companion Crop in Establishment of Alfalfa (FNC93-29)
No-Tilling Hairy Vetch into Crop Stubble and CRP Acres (FNC93-28)
1992
Contour Strip Intercropping and Rotations to Reduce Soil Erosion and Energy Costs in Production Systems (LNC92-46)
On-Farm Research and Demonstration of Ridge Tillage for Sustainable Agriculture (LNC92-44)
Development of a Sustainable Crop Rotation System (FNC92-25)
Strip Tilling Sunflowers into Small Grain Residue (FNC92-16)
Weed Control in Sugar Beet Production Utilizing Ridge Tillage and Cover Crops (FNC92-13)
Converting Windrower into an Efficient, Affordable Compost Turner (FNC92-09)
Annual Alfalfa and Berseem Clover Interseeded into Winter Wheat for Fall Grazing and Green Manure (FNC92-04)
Comparing Various Rates and Application Methods of Liquid Swine Manure in Grain Sorghum Production (FNC92-03)
Evaluation of Ridge Tiling with and without Herbicides (FNC92-02)
Evaluation of Various Legumes for Use as Green Manure Cover Crops (FNC92-01)
1991
Legume Management Research for VA Mycorrhizal Enhancement in Potato Production (LNC91-41)
Improving the Ecology of Corn Production and Testing Perennial Alternatives to Silage Corn (LNC91-35)
Strip Cropping Systems to Reduce Energy Inputs and Optimize Profitability (LNC91-34)
1989
Synchrony and Contribution of Legume Nitrogen for Grain Production Under Different Tillage Systems (LNC89-25)Crop Rotation, Legume Intercropping and Cultural Pest Control as Substitutes for Purchased Inputs in a Cash Grain Cropping System (LNC89-24)
1988
Effect of Tillage and Weed Control Alternatives on Crop Rotations (LNC88-17)A Research/Extension Awareness Program for Low-Input Agriculture in Ohio (LNC88-15)
Substituting Legumes For Fallow in U.S. Great Plains Wheat Production (LNC88-10)
Agronomic and Economic Analyses of Alternative Small Grain/Row Crop Production Systems for the Northern Plains (LNC88-09)
Development of Organic Nitrogen Availability Functions for a Nitrogen Management Model (LNC88-06)
Low-Input Ridge Tillage System for the Corn Belt (LNC88-03)
Integration of Conservation Tillage, Animal Manures, and Cultural Pest Control in Corn (LNC88-01)
 

Northeast Region Crop Production Projects
 
 
North Central
NORTHEAST
South
West

1997
Sustainable Phosphorous Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn Production in the Northeast USA (LNE97-93)
Demonstration of Narrow Row Corn Production in New York (LNE97-91)
Nutrient Retention and Humus Formation in Various Bedding Materials (FNE97-186)
Diversifying an Organic Grain System: Spring Wheat & Edible Bean Variety Trials (FNE97-185)
Cover Crop Interseeding into Soybeans at Time of Last Cultivation: Adapting Experimental Results into Practical, Farm-Scale Methods (FNE97-179)
Comparison of Weed control and Soil Erosion Control in 15" row Corn vs 30" row Corn (FNE97-170)
Evaluating Forage Quality and Yield in Pastures in the Shenandoah Valley (FNE97-168)
Covercropping Strategies for the Intercropping of Clovers with Corn and Cereal Crops (FNE95-95)
Sorghum Syrup Production in Vermont (FNE95-114)
1996
Seed Saving and Biodiversity in the Northeastern United States (LNE96-78)
Growing Potatoes Organically 3 Different Ways (FNE96-154)
Economical Analysis of Kenaf Grown with Different Nutrient Sources (FNE96-147)
An Evaluation of Chinese Medicinal Herbs as Field Crops in the Northeast (FNE96-144)
Economic Comparison & Weed Control Observation of 15" Row Corn vs. 30" Row Corn (FNE96-128)
Improving Potato Seed Performance (FNE96-123)
Feasibility of No-till Frost Seeding (FNE96-116)
1994
Development of Sustainable Cropping Systems for New York Cash Crop Producers (LNE94-51/ANE92-08)
Sorghum/Soybean Forage Mixture--Is it a good alternative to corn silage for the Northeast? (FNE94-60)
Community Supported Composting (FNE94-58)
Innovative Uses of Leaf Compost for the Modern Farmer/Grower (FNE94-48)
1993
An Integrated Extension/Research Program for Replacing Herbicides with Mechanical Cultivation in New York State (LNE93-34)
Integrating Stewardship Forestry into Total Farm Management (LNE93-37)
Increasing Options for Cover Cropping in the Northeast (FNE93-14)
Evaluation of a Fiber Flax Production System as a Low Input, Alternative Crop for Northern New England (FNE93-11)
Nutrient Management for Potatoes Used for Potato Chips (FNE93-10)
Development and Evaluation of an Alternative Ice House Refrigeration System (FNE93-06)
1991
Use of the Pasture Disk Meter to Promote Wider Use of Conservation Winter Covers by Providing a Rapid Method of Accurately Measuring Winter Legume Nitrogen (ANE91-03)
Improving Crop Adaptation to Alternative Systems (ANE91-01/LNE91-25)
1990
Sustainable SOD Production for the Northeast (LNE90-24)
Alternative Cropping Systems for Low-Input Agriculture in the Northeast (LNE88-09)
Accelerating the Adoption of Low-Input Sustainable Systems for Field Crops (LNE88-04)
 

Southern Region Crop Production Projects
 
 
North Central
Northeast
SOUTH
West

1997
Sustainable Wheat Management Systems (FS97-63)
Maximizing Corn Production through Tillage Methods, Cultivar and Fertilization in the Mountains of Southeast Kentucky (FS97-62)
Effects of Conservation Tillage on Water Quality in Southern Texas (FS97-50)
1996
Alternatives to Chemicals in the Peanut Cotton Rotation (FS96-44)
The Production of Bromus Willdenowii Kunth Prairie Grass (Grasslands Matua) and Bromus Stamineus Desv. Grazing Brome (Grassland Gala) in the Tennessee Valley as an Alternative to Fescue and Ryegrass (FS96-41)
1994
Clover Cover Crops, Weed Management and Consumer Tolerance to Insect Damage (FS94-16)
Site-Specific Applications of Seed/Fertilizer/ Chemicals (FS94-10)
Transitioning to Sustainable Methods in Sugarcane Farming (AS94-17)
Intercropping Small Grains and Lupin for Sustainable On-Farm Utilization (LS94-62)
1993
Warm-Season Forage Grasses as Rotations for Sustaining Profitable Peanut Production (LS93-51)
Sustainable Whole Farm Grain/Silage Production Systems for the Southeast (LS93-53)
Cover Crop Integration Into Conservation Production Systems For Cotton and Sorghum (LS93-55)
1992
Farm Scale Evaluation of Alternative Cotton Production Systems (LS92-47)
Use of Organic Nitrogen Sources for Sweetpotatoes: Production Potential and Economic Feasibility (LS92-45)
1991
Utilization of Winter Legume Cover Crops for Pest and Fertility Management in Cotton (LS91-40)
Improved Nitrogen Use-Efficiency in Cover Crop Based Production Systems (LS91-35)
1989
Development of a Low-Input Multiple Cropping System for Small-Scale Farms (LS89-16)
Enhancing Farmer Adoption and Refining of a Low-input Soybean-Wheat System (LS89-12)
1988
A Comparison of Cropping Systems Managed Conventionally or with Reduced Chemical Input (LS88-09)
Low-input Reduced Tillage Crop Production Systems for the Southern United States (LS88-07)
1995
Demonstration of No-Till Cotton Production Using Best Management Practices (FS95-23)
Demonstration of No-Tillage Grain Production for Soil and Moisture Conservation (FS95-22)
1992
Use of Organic Nitrogen Sources for Sweet Potatoes: Production Potential and Economic Feasibility (AS92-06)
 

Western Region Crop Production Projects
 
North Central
Northeast
South
WEST

1997
Advancing Sustainable Potato Production in the Northwest (SW97-074)
Decomposition and Nutrient Release Dynamics of Cover Crop Materials (SW97-045)
Sustainable Culture of the Edible Red Seaweed Gracilaria parivspora Abbott in Traditional Hawaiian Fishponds (SW97-25)
No-till Forage Establishment to Improve Soil and Water Conservation and Reduce Associated Production Risks (SW97-12)
Sustainable Crop Production Practices with Mixed Leguminous and Non-leguminous Cover Crops (SW97-11)
Alternative Cropping for the Navajo Reservation (FW97-065)
Small Farm Harvest Labor Reduction Project (FW97-051)
Non-irrigated Alfalfa Performance Trial, Benewah County, Idaho (FW97-049)
Dryland Corn Production in Columbia and Walla Walla Counties (WA) (FW97-046)
Value Added Wheat Production (FW97-042)
Increased Forage Production during Alfalfa Crop Rotation Years in Johnson Canyon, Utah: Biological Control of Scotch and Bull Thistle on Disturbed Alfalfa Pastures (FW97-038)
Bamboo Alternative Crop for Southwest Washington (FW97-010)
Using Truffles to Enhance Douglas Fir Production on a Small Family Farm (FW97-007)
1996
Identification of Management Practices and Cultivars for Organic Hard-Winter Wheat Production (SW96-32)
Potential of a Corn/Annual Medic Intercropping System for Weed Control, Reduced Soil Erosion and Improved Forage Production (SW96-29)
Establish More Efficient and Biological Practice for Bringing Forest Land into Agricultural Use through Sustainable Development Using Indigenous Species in Alaska (FW96-082)
Achieving Sustainability in San Juan County Hay Fields (FW96-055)
Test Plot Demonstration for Organically Produced Small Grains, Phase II (FW96-046)
Alternative Crop Production in a "Direct Seed Annual Crop Intense Rotation Program" (FW96-041)
Improved Nitrogen Utilization and Herbicide Reduction Through Relay Intercropping (FW96-014)
1995
Establish More Efficient and Biological Practice for Bringing Forest Land into Agricultural Use through Sustainable Development Using Indigenous Species in Alaska (FW95-111)
Relay/Cover Crop for Corn (FW95-100)
Evaluation of Alternative Crops in Dryland Multi-Crop Rotations on Farms in the Northeastern Colorado Region (FW95-047)
Test Plot Demonstration for Organically Produced Small Grains (FW95-003)
1994
The Transition from Conventional to Low-Input or Organic Farming Systems: Soil Biology, Soil Chemistry, Soil Physics, Energy Utilization, Economics, and Risk (SW94-17)
Fall-Planted Cover Crops in Western Washington: A Model for Sustainability Assessment (SW94-08)
1993
Introduction of Cover Crops Into Annual Rotation in Northern California (AW93-14)Calibration of Pre-Sidedress Soil Nitrate Test to Improve Nitrogen Management on Dairy Farms (AW93-11)
1991
Development of Winter Wheat Cover Crop Systems for Weed Control in Potatoes (LW91-27)
Canola, Rapeseed, and Spring Pea as Enhancers of Soil Nutrient Available and Crop Productivity in Cereal Rotations (Cropping Rotations Directly Linked to Barley Yields) (AW91-03)
1989
Low-Input Legume/Cereal Rotations for the Northern Great Plains/Intermountain Region (LW89-14)
Cereal-Legume Cropping Systems: Nine Case Studies in the Dryland, Small Grains-Fallow Area of the Inland Northwest and High Plains (LW89-12)
1988
Planning Funds to Support Development of a Proposal on Low-Input Rice Production in Northern California (LW88-10)

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