Leandro, Halverson, Beattie, and Liebman

September 14, 2017

Professors Leonor LeandroLarry HalversonGwyn Beattie, and Matt Liebman received a new grant from NIFAAFRI-
foundational Knowledge of Agricultural Production Systems on April 1, 2017.  The grant is titled “Unraveling the mechanisms underlying beneficial impacts of diversified cropping systems on pest management, soil health and plant productivity” and was awarded $500,000 to be spent over a 3- year period (2017-2020). The long-term goal of this project is to generate a comprehensive, systems-level understanding of how specific agricultural practices can yield environmentally and economically sustainable agricultural benefits.