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Research Project: Agricultural Intensification in the Western Corn Belt

Location: Agroecosystem Management Research

Project Number: 3042-21600-001-002-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2019
End Date: Jul 31, 2024

To establish an intensified cropping system and a corn-soybean system under irrigated and rainfed conditions. Collect and report carbon and water flux and crop yield annually.

An intensified cropping system designed to improve input use efficiency will be established to compare crop yield, environmental impact, and economic outcomes with traditional corn – soybean rotations.