Funded Projects: 1996-2001
$2.8 million has been allocated to funded the following research
and technology transfer projects)
of conservation farming systems for protecting soil and water
quality in downy brome infested dry land farming systems.
conservation spring cropping systems for the arid and semiarid
wheat-fallow region of the PNW.
production and retention in small grain cereal and legume rotations
with different tillage practices.
wheat-potato rotations to reduce wind erosion.
- PNW STEEP
III integrated cropping systems technology transfer.
management for annual crops in low-rainfall regions.
crop rotations using no-till in low-rainfall dry land areas.
flex-cropping options for wheat-fallow rotations.
evaluation of Cephalosporium stripe severity and yield for wheat
cultivars and cultivar mixtures grown in conservation tillage
- Impact of
long-term no till on soil physical, chemical, and microbial properties.
designs for direct seed cropping systems.
- Modern application
of historic crop rotation data.
optimal seeding rates and planting practices to enhance yellow
mustard production with low chemical inputs in conservation farming
of PNW STEEP III integrated cropping systems technology transfer
the economic viability of no-till and related conservation systems
for various agro-climatic zones in the Pacific Northwest.
the economic transitions to no-till farming in the Pacific Northwest.
- Impact of
direct seeding on crop water use efficiency, soil physical and
microbial properties, and quality of soil organic matter.
methods for evaluation of resistance to Cephalsporium stripe of
management system for sustained seed yield of Kentucky bluegrass
the success of direct-seed systems through the use of case studies
to facilitate farmer-to-farmer learning in the Pacific Northwest.
coalition on direct-seed cropping systems research.
and economic evaluation of new cropping systems and their components.
suitable cultivars and agronomic practices for direct drilling
winter canola into cereal stubble.
of wheat and pea varieties under direct and conventional seeding
in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon.
- Direct Seed
Cropping Systems Conference.
access to PNW STEEP III cropping systems technology.
alternative crop rotations for the low rainfall dry land using
no-till: Years 4 through 6.
superior Brassica species and cultivars within species that are
suitable for direct-seeding throughout the Pacific Northwest region.
- New technologies
and strategies for managing weeds in conservation cropping systems
for dryland wheat.
- The influence
of polyacrylamide on the movement of soil-applied herbicides in
the impact of no-till and conventional-till on crop, variety,
soil, insect, and disease response.
- Seed Placed
Lime to Reduce the Acidifying Affects of nitrogen Fertilizer in
Long-Term Direct Seed systems
Statistical Analysis Software for On-Farm Testing
Sowing into Standing Irrigated Stubble Instead of Burning
management with herbicides during fallow periods in direct-seed,
dry land winter wheat cropping systems in the PNW