Weed competition and economics are two common barriers to Iowa farmers' investing in tree plantings. This project examined seven weed control strategies and investigated productivity of small grain/forage combinations raised with trees in an effort to suggest management options that would encourage tree planting in the state.
Carl W. Mize
E. Brummer, K. Delate, P. Negreros-Castillo, J. Colletti
Year of Grant Completion
Mize, Carl W.; Brummer, E. Charles; Delate, Kathleen; Negreros-Castillo, Patricia; and Colletti, Joseph P., "Improving tree establishment with forage crops" (2002). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 188.