Graduate Student Reports

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  • Soil Health
  • Public Plant Breeding and Organic Varieties
  • Organic Fruit and Vegetable Production
  • Organic Pest Management
  • Organic Livestock Management
A novel approach for optimizing the benefits of cereal-­legume cover crop mixtures in vegetable cropping systems under organic management
Benefits of increasing grazing height on weed suppression in management-intensive rotational grazing systems in Wisconsin
Biological and cultural fly control options for organic dairies
Collecting on-farm environmental data: towards resilient organic vegetable varieties
Combining alternating cover crop strips, living mulches and strip tillage for effective weed and nutrient management in organic sweet corn production
Consumer-Engaged Participatory Plant Breeding Model Comparison and Beet Flavor Breeding
Control of plum curculio and codling moth using strip cultivation in organic apples
Developing organic management to restore soil quality for food production in degraded urban soils
Dual flow continuous culture fermentation of organic BMR sorghum-sudangrass and teff grass to determine digestibility of forages in an organic dairy grazing system
Edible Grain Legumes for Organic Cropping Systems
Effect of Cover and Green Manure Crops on Soil Health, Plant Health and Tuber Yield in Organic Sweet Potato Production
Effect of whole milk feeding duration with group fed calves on growth, health, and behavior of organic dairy calves
Efficacy of intercropping in organic soybeans for management of the soybean aphid
Efficacy of Intercropping in Organic Soybeans for Management of the Soybean Aphid (2010)
Evaluating Biological Control of Brassica Pests in Urban Land Repurposed for Farming
Evaluation of apple flea weevil dispersal and the potential of Kaolin Clay-based management in organic apples
Evaluation of carrot (Daucus carota, L.) for traits related to early seedling establishment and canopy growth in organic systems
Evaluation of different winter housing systems for effects on organic dairy cattle production, health, and well-being
Exploring the combination of biofumigation and anaerobic soil disinfestation for soil quality enhancement in organic vegetable cropping systems
Identification of arthropod predators of cucumber beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in cucurbit agroecosystems
Identifying heirloom and specialty varieties resistant to silver scurf disease for organic potato production
Identifying Potato Varieties with Increased Levels of Mature Plant Resistance to Potato Virus Y for Improved Organic Seed Potato Production
Implementation of novel grafting methods and rootstocks for organic tomato growers in the Midwest
Improvement of Arthropod Biological Control Systems For Organic Greenhouse Production
Improving Soil Health Through No-Till Organic Vegetable Production
Innovative conservation tillage strategies in organic cropping systems for improving soil health and microbial activity
Investigation of GMO vs Organic Diet Effects on Metabolome Profiles in Dairy Cows by NMR Spectroscopy Introduction
Open Source Carrots
Organic anthelmintics in sheep
Organic Forage Blends (Response of row cropping of mixed seeds of corn and soybean at different seeding ratios on forage yield, nutrient yields and quality grown under organic condition)
Overcoming barriers to consistent yields in reduced tillage organic vegetable production
Participatory development of an open pollinated early maturating sweet corn for organic production
Participatory variety trials for flavor, quality and agronomic performance to increase direct market opportunities and on farm trialing capacity for organic growers
Perceptions and Use of Organic Seed and Varieties by Midwestern Organic Vegetable Growers
Potential for use of perennial grasses as organic, dual purpose forage–grain crops in Michigan
Potential of organic hogs as a tool for post-harvest orchard floor sanitation and pest management
Quantifying Outgassing from Plastics Used in Plastics for High or Low Tunnel Systems
Selecting Rootstock and Scion Varieties for Organic Grafted Tomato Production
Soil Invertebrate Biodiversity under Contrasting Orchard Management Regimens in Michigan
Spatiotemporal pattern of hog foraging in apple orchards when grazed for orchard floor management
The impact of entomopathogenic nematode applications on mortality of codling moth larvae on the orchard floor
Transforming waste: rearing black soldier flies as a source of compost and entomopathogenic nematodes
Use of Mob Grazing and other options for controlling Canada thistle and alleviating losses in forage quality, quantity, and utilization
Wild bee abundance and diversity on organic vegetable farms in response to local landscape factors