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Ten Years of SARE

Opportunities in Agriculture Bulletin

HORTICULTURE PROJECTS

NORTH CENTRAL
Northeast
South
West

North Central Region Horticulture Production Projects
 

1997
Use of Cover Crop Practices to Control Weeds in Integrated Lower-Chemical Input Systems of Vegetable Production (LNC97-118)
Ornamental Bittersweet Production for Small Woodland Farms (FNC97-195)
Native Minnesota Medicinal Production Feasibility Study (FNC97-178)
1996
Sustainable Mushroom Cultivation in the North for Disabled Growers (FNC96-162)
Extending the Vegetable Production Season in Northern Michigan with Polyhouses (FNC96-152)
Growing Day-Neutral Strawberries using the Sunbelt/Polyacrylamide Gel System (FNC96-135)
1995
Harvesting Wildflower Seed Crops from Marginal Lands (FNC95-98)
Native Elderberry and Plum as Income Source from Waste Ground (FNC95-106)
1994
Sustainable Organic Apple Production (FNC94-75)
Wildflowers on Marginal Lands (FNC94-72)
1993
Evaluating Liquid Manure as Nutrient Source in a Commercial Orchard (FNC93-49)
1992
Hairy Vetch as Weed Control Cover Crop in Vegetable Production (FNC92-14)
1991
LISA as Applied to Vegetable Production Systems (LNC91-33)
1990
Sustainable Production Systems for Vegetables (LNC90-29)

Northeast Region Horticulture Projects
 
 
North Central
NORTHEAST
South
West

1997
Chinese Medicinal Herbs as Crops for the Northeast (LNE97-92)
Nitrogen Management for Pumpkins and Squash (LNE97-83)
Improving Production Methods for Shiitake Mushrooms (FNE97-189)
Conservation of Wild Blueberry and Cranberry Pollinators (FNE97-175)
Regulation of Lateral Branching in Genovese Basil (Ocimum basilicum) via Application of Bacterial Spray (FNE97-174)
Greenhouse Subsurface Pipe System to Convert Solar Energy to Soil Heat (FNE97-173)
Establishing and Enlarging on Maine Ginseng Production (FNE97-167)
High Tunnel Strawberries for New England (FNE97-164)
Echinacea Field Trials (FNE97-160)
1996
At-Harvest Stalk Nitrate Testing for Sweet Corn (LNE96-73)
Sorghum Syrup Production in Vermont (FNE96-157)
Best Method for Establishing Globe Artichoke Seedlings (FNE96-151)
Alternative Rotation System for Vegetables (FNE96-146)
The Use of Ethylene as a Chemical Pinching Agent on Floricultural Crops (FNE96-141)
Kenaf/Vegetable Rotation in an Organic Farming System (FNE96-139)
Sustainable Pollination of Wild Blueberry and Cranberry (FNE96-138)
The Development of Rhubarb Agriculture in Maine (FNE96-135)
Sustainable Yield Sugaring & Marketing (FNE96-133)
Plant Population Effect on Yields of Sweet Corn (FNE96-130)
Pedal-Powered Tillage for a Small Community-Supported Farm (CSA) (FNE96-129)
Permanent Bed Vegetable Production Systems (FNE96-117)
1995
Improving the Profitability & Adaptation of the High-Density Strawberry Production System for the Northeast (LNE95-57)
Presidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Fall Cabbage (LNE95-56)
Best Methods of Establishing Newly Planted Cranberry Vine (FNE95-99)
Viability of a Mechanically Killed Cover Crop in NE Vegetable Cropping (FNE95-98)
Organic Tomato Production/Marketing Manual (FNE95-96)
The Use of Ethylene as a Chemical Pinching on Agent Floricultural Crops (FNE95-94)
Dehydrated Carrots: An Opportunity for Alternative Crops and Sustainable Agriculture in Northern Maine (FNE95-89)
The Value of Low Maintenance Turfgrass for Cut Flower Production (FNE95-86)
Season Extension For Vegetable Crops in Zone 4 (FNE95-85)
Harvesting and Marketing Chinese Chestnuts (FNE95-80)
Developing a Sustainable Approach to Hop Production in Northeast (FNE95-79)
Utilizing a Living Mulch System for Specialty Cut Flower Production & Pasture Regeneration (FNE95-110)
Season Extension Through Annual Organic Strawberry Production & Fall Vegetable Production (FNE95-104)
Development of Woodlands Growing Method for New England Native Wildflowers & Medicinal Plants (FNE95-102)
Organic Hardy Kiwi Production (FNE95-101)
1994
Presidedress Soil Nitrate Testing for Sweet Corn (ANE94-19)
Disease Forecasting/Reducing Fungicide on Grapes (FNE94-63)
Early Winter Strawberry Production (FNE94-76)
Increasing Options for Cover Cropping in the Northeast (FNE94-66)
Long Term No-Till Cover Crop Seeding in Vineyards (FNE94-64)
Evaluation of Water Retaining Soil Amendment, Cropping Systems and an Alternative Labor Source for Vegetable Production (FNE94-57)
Lingonberry as an Alternative Small Fruit Crop (FNE94-55)
Feasibility and Propagation of Leafcutter Bee in Maine (FNE94-53)
Determination of Factors that Contribute to Alasa Farm's Significantly Lower Pesticide Costs when Compared to the Area Average as Reported in Cornell's
1992 Fruit Business Summary (FNE94-45)
Finger Lakes Chestnut Project (FNE94-42)
Trough Sub-Irrigation Versus Traditional Overhead Watering (FNE94-41)
1993
Evaluation of Alternatives to Synthetic Chemicals and Lime for Nutrient Supply, Weed Suppression, and pH Control on Raspberry Plants (FNE93-35)
Managing Crowded Woodlots though Shiitake Mushroom Production (FNE93-32)
Soil Heating in Unheated Tunnels (FNE93-29)
Cranberry 2000 (FNE93-24)
Ginseng Production Project (FNE93-07)
1992
Demonstrating the Economic and Environmental Advantages of Legume Cover Crops to New England Vegetable Growers (LNE92-31)
Ecosystem-Based Orchard Management For Processing Apples (ANE92-12)
Alternative Rotation System for Vegetable Production and Soil Conservation (ANE92-11)
1991
Extension of the Pre-Sidedress Soil Nitrate Test for New Jersey Field and Sweet Corn Growers (ANE91-04)
1990
Whole-Farm Impact of Converting Conventionally Managed Eastern Vineyards to Organic Management Practices (LNE90-20)
1989
Reduced Tillage: Alternative Cropping Systems for Vegetable Production in the Northeast (LNE89-19)
1988
Implementation of Electronic Decision Support Technology for Apple Production (LNE88-08)
Cover Crops for New England Vegetable Growers: On-Farm Research, Economic Analysis and Outreach (LNE88-05)

Southern Region Horticulture Projects
 
 
North Central
Northeast
SOUTH
West

1997
Economics of Seasonal Extension of Cut Flower Production (FS97-60)
Evaluation of an Alternative Low-Input Production System for Fresh Market Tomato (FS97-58)
Effect of Limited Environmental Controls on Shiitake Mushroom Production in the Southern Coastal Plain (FS97-57)
Sustainable Pumpkin Production in the Southeast (FS97-52)
Evaluation of Mycorrhizal Inoculation on Growth and Quality of Three Eastern North Carolina Christmas Tree Species (FS97-48)
1996
Development of Sustainable Cropping Systems for Seedless Watermelon and Fall Lettuce in Rotation with Green Manures (LS96-77)
Developing Sustainable Crop Management Systems for Improving Production of Culinary Herbs in the Virgin Islands (LS96-75)
Identification of Cover Crops to Enhance the Habitat of Specific Beneficial Insects in Sustainable Production Systems (FS96-37)
Sustainable Cultivation of Medicinal Herbs as an Alternative to Tobacco as a Cash Crop (FS96-43)
1995
Agronomic & Economic Benefits of Intercropping Bean with Banana (LS95-72)
Managing Soil Phosphorous Accumulation From Poultry Litter Application Through Vegetable/Legume Rotations (LS95-69)
Demonstration of the Use of Cover Crops in Integrated Vegetable Production Systems (FS95-33)
Native Pecan Orchard Management Using Best Management Practices (FS95-32)
Improving Tropical Soils by Utilizing Organic Wastes (FS95-28)
Demonstration of High Value, Small Scale Sustainable Vegetable and Fruit Production Methods (FS95-27)
Development of Potting Soil Mixes from Local Wastes (FS95-25)
No-Till Vegetable Demonstration (FS95-20)
1994
Cut Flowers as a Sustainable Agriculture Alternative (FS94-14)
Plant Shelters to Extend the Growing Season for Herbs (FS94-13)
Clover Clippings as Replacement for Chicken Litter in Compost (FS94-11)

Western Region Horticulture Projects
 
North Central
Northeast
South
WEST

1997
Growing American and Korean Ginseng in Alaska (FW97-026)
1996
Evaluation of a Perennial Vegetable, Asparagus, as a New Commercial Crop for Hawaiian Farmers (SW96-03)
Organic vs. Synthetic Fertilizer- Container Nursery Trials (FW96-067)
Vegetable Soybean Cultivar Trials (FW96-030)
Green Manure/ Covercrop Combination Experiment (FW96-007)
1995
A Cover Crop System for Sustainable Grape Production in California -- Beyond the Transition Phase (SW95-12)
Orchard Alley Cropping the Subhumid Tropics (AW95-103)
Managing a Living Mulch System in an Intensive Organic Vegetable Cropping Operation to Enhance Weed, Nutrient, and Pest Management (FW95-078)
1994
Development and Demonstration of Integrated Vegetable Production Systems for the Maritime Pacific Northwest (SW94-29)
1992
On-Farm Demonstration of Integrated Vegetable Production Systems for the Maritime Pacific Northwest (LW92-1)
1991
Prune Refuges and Cover Crops to Facilitate Low-Input Production of California's Raisin, Table, and Wine Grapes (LW91-26)
1989
A Comparative Study of Low Input and High Input Taro Production in American Pacific with Special Reference to Pest Control (LW89-11)
1988
Planning Funds to Develop a Proposal to Study Low-Input and High-Input Taro Production (LW88-07)
Evaluation and Design of Low-Input Sustainable Vegetable/Small Grain and Small Fruit Systems of Western Oregon and Washington (LW88-01)

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