Research Database

Title Funding Category Categories Funding Date Final Report City Province Link to edit content
Creating two open pollinated, sugary enhanced sweet corn varieties Research Corn, West, Breeding November 2011 Williams Oregon
Measuring Active Carbon to Predict Seasonal Nitrate Mineralization on Organic Farms Research NorthEast, Economics, Fertility Management, Systems Studies November 2011 Final Report Puyallup Washington
Pollinator conservation strategies for organic seed producers Education and Outreach Bees and Pollinators, Other, Vegetables, West November 2011 Final Report Portland Oregon
Participatory screening of broccoli varieties for organic systems in Western North Carolina Research South, Vegetables, Breeding November 2011 Mills North Carolina
On-farm testing of organic weed control strategies in Indiana Research Other, Vegetables, West November 2011 Final Report Nashville Indiana
Grafting Vegetables for Soil-Borne Disease Resistance Research Eggplant, Melon, Tomatoes, West, Disease Management March 2011 Final Report Mount Vernon Washington
Searchable Library of Articles on Organic Growing Education and Outreach Fruit, NorthEast, Vegetables March 2011 Final Report Barre, Massachusetts
Integrating Biological Control for the Key Pests Diamondback Moth and Cabbage Aphid in Organic Brussels Sprouts Research Brussel sprouts, Vegetables, West, Insect Management March 2011 Santa Cruz California
Developing “Organic-Ready” Maize Populations Research Corn, North Central, Breeding March 2011 Dickinson North Dakota
Organic Participatory Plant Breeding Toolkit: Tools and training in participatory breeding projects for researchers and organic farmers Education and Outreach Other, West, Breeding March 2011 Final Report Port Townsend Washington
Organic Livestock Handbook: a Canadian Organic Growers Practical Skills Handbook Education and Outreach Other, Livestock March 2011 Final Report Ontario Ontario
Development of a Holistic Management Plan for the Apple Flea Weevil Research Apples, Fruit, North Central, Insect Management March 2011 Final Report East Lansing Michigan
Reducing risk associated with organic snap bean production in Wisconsin Research North Central, Other, Vegetables, Disease Management, Insect Management, Weed Management November 2010 Final Report Madison Wisconsin
Farmer-based evolutionary participatory plant breeding for organic quinoa, buckwheat, and spelt Research North Central, Small grain, West, Breeding November 2010 Final Report Pullman Washington
Organic cover crop seed production as a sustainable enterprise for the Southeast Research Small grain, South, Cover Crops, Economics November 2010 Final Report Sylvania Georgia
Four organic breeding guides: An Introduction to Organic Breeding; and Organic Breeding for Sweet Corn, Carrots, and Tomatoes Education and Outreach Corn, North Central, Tomatoes, Vegetables, West, Breeding November 2010 Final Report Port Townsend Washington
Expanding farmer-to-farmer learning for Idaho's organic farmers Education and Outreach North Central November 2010 Final Report Boise Idaho
Enhancing insect pest management in organic systems using genotypically diverse cultivar mixtures Research NorthEast, Other, Small grain, Insect Management March 2010 Final Report University Park Pennsylvania
Integrated soil-borne disease and weed management for organic strawberries using anaerobic soil disinfestation, broccoli residue incorporation and mustard cake application Research Fruit, Strawberries, West, Disease Management, Economics, Weed Management March 2010 Final Report Santa Cruz California
Co-managing biodiversity conservation and food safety on organic farms Education and Outreach Disease Management, Food Quality March 2010 Final Report Watsonville California
Finding cost-effective weed and nutrient management practices in organic pear orchards Research Fruit, West, Economics, Weed Management November 2009 Final Report Sacramento California
Molasses as an alternative energy feed source for organic dairies Research Livestock November 2009 Final Report University Park Pennsylvania
Identification of superior cover crop varieties for organic seed production in the Maritime Northwest Research Other, West, Cover Crops, Weed Management November 2009 Port Townsend Washington
Fungi, predatory mites and guardian plants for thrips IPM in organic greenhouse ornamentals Research NorthEast, Other, Insect Management November 2009 Final Report Burlington Vermont
Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network Farmer-to-Farmer Program organic outreach Education and Outreach South November 2009 Final Report Huntsville Alabama
Integrating bats into organic pest management Research Apples, Corn, Fruit, North Central, Other, Insect Management November 2009 Charlotte Michigan
The liberation of the Odairy archives Education and Outreach North Central, NorthEast, South, West, Livestock November 2009 Final Report Deerfield Massachusetts
Investigating the use of buckwheat strips to attract beneficial insects for the management of Colorado potato beetle Research NorthEast, Other, Small grain, Vegetables, Cover Crops, Insect Management March 2009 Final Report Lockport New York
Biological mediation of apple replant disease in organic apple orchards Research Apples, Fruit, Small grain, West, Disease Management March 2009 Final Report Pullman Washington
Investigating the effects of shade canopy management on natural enemies, pests, plant damage and yield in organic coffee plantations Research Other, Insect Management March 2009 Final Report Toledo Ohio
Enhancing biological control of insect pests using flowering intercrops in wine grape ecosystems Research Fruit, West, Wine grapes, Economics, Insect Management March 2009 Final Report Berkeley California
Seed Increase Trials Lead to Release of Promising New Disease- Resistant Varieties Research Bees and Pollinators, Cucumber, Fruit, Melon, NorthEast, Squash, Vegetables, Breeding, Disease Management, Insect Management March 2009 Final Report Ithaca New York
Hops Show Potential as Complement to Orchard Systems: Adapting organic apple practices for Great Lakes Region organic hops production Research NorthEast, Other, Insect Management March 2009 Final Report East Lansing Michigan
Developing an organic commercial production system for the Goji berry Research Fruit, Other, South, Food Quality March 2009 Final Report Lovettsville Virginia
Nebraska NRCS Training Boosts Farmer Enrollees in EQIP Organic Initiative Education and Outreach North Central, Systems Studies March 2009 Final Report Lyons Nebraska
Field Days for Women Organic Farmers: A Success Story Education and Outreach West, Cover Crops, Disease Management, Insect Management, Livestock March 2009 Final Report Central Point Oregon
Optimizing mulch and fertilizer use in organic blueberries Research Fruit, North Central, Other, Systems Studies November 2008 Final Report East Lansing Michigan
Midwest Breeding Project Aims for Cold-Tolerant Sweet Corn Research Corn, North Central, Breeding November 2008 Final Report Madison Wisconsin
Developing web resources for organic production in high tunnels Education and Outreach North Central November 2008 Manhattan Kansas
Fish extracts for integrated disease, insect, and fertility management in organic blueberries in the Southeastern U.S. Research Fruit, South, Disease Management, Insect Management November 2008 Final Report Georgia
Bilingual farmer training and mentorship program Education and Outreach North Central November 2008 Final Report Marshalltown Iowa
Study Helps Steer Organic Rice Producers to New & Effective Fertilizers Research Small grain, West, Systems Studies November 2008 Final Report Davis California
Managing Farm Habitat Shows Promise in Cutworm Control Research Corn, NorthEast, Insect Management November 2008 Final Report Kutztown Pennsylvania
Organic Vegetable Manual Adds to Slate of Quality Production Guides from Canadian Organic Growers Education and Outreach NorthEast, Systems Studies November 2008 Final Report Ottawa
Vineyard Research Shows Pest Management Value of Songbird Nest Boxes Research Fruit, West, Wine grapes, Insect Management November 2008 Final Report Santa Cruz California
Evaluation of day-neutral strawberries in organic systems in Washington Research Fruit, Strawberries, West, Systems Studies November 2008 Puyallup Washington
Harnessing aphid alarm pheromone to rid broccoli heads of aphids Research Other, Vegetables, West, Insect Management November 2008 Final Report Davis California
Integrating songbird conservation and insect pest management in organic California vineyards Research West, Wine grapes, Insect Management November 2008 Final Report Santa Cruz California
Integrating Biological Control with Trap Crop Management in California Organic Strawberries Research Fruit, Strawberries, West, Insect Management March 2008 Final Report Santa Cruz California
Off-season blackberry and raspberry production to expand markets and sustain farm profitability Research Fruit, Other, South, Economics, Systems Studies March 2008 Final Report Fayetteville Arizona