Crop Systems – Using plants to manage extreme moisture

Crop Systems – Using plants to manage extreme moisture

Researchers: Yvonne Lawley
Keywords: Farm Management Moisture Water Management
Start Date: 2019
Status: In Progress

Research Lead: Yvonne Lawley
Co – Investigators: Marla Riekman MB Ag, Jennifer Sabourin, Antara Research
Start Date: 2019
Project Length: 3 Years (2019-2022)
Project status: in progress

Objectives/Outcomes:

1) Quantify the ability of overwintering cover crops to dry soils prone to extreme moisture in the fall and spring .

2) Evaluate management practices for direct seeding cash crops into living cover crops.”

Sub – Project Total Funding Approved: $53,270.00
Funding Partners:  University of Manitoba, MCGA, MPSG, CAP Ag Action MB