students hands-on experience growing organic food
year-round using low-input season extension technology.
|Workshops and demonstrations
related to small-scale commercial horticulture
production practices, including organic methods.
Impact of Soil Set and Crop Set on Soil Biology and Yield and Quality of Winter Wheat
|Full-system analysis of OMRI-listed
micronutrient products developed by Alltech for use on
|Multi-state on-farm trials of commercially
available organic grain corn varieties.
Funding: Organic Valley, NIFA
field-scale plots demonstrating the organic principals
of biodiversity, resource cycling, and ecological
balance, and serving as a playground for preliminary
tests of new ideas.
|Comparing grain and oilseed varieties with potential for small-scale organic production systems in Kentucky. Summer crops include corn, sweet sorghum, soybean, and sunflower. Winter crops include barley, wheat, canola, and flax.||
|A comparison of heirloom hemp varieties grown on organic land at the KSU farm and in Eastern Kentucky.||
full day of sustainable agriculture workshops is held at
the KSU research farm on the third Thursday of every
month. Extension agents, farmers, and the general public
are all welcome.