Winter barley trial at Borderview Farm.

Cover crop trials at Borderview Farm.

Research reports on our field trials are written to share our results with farmers, agricultural service providers, and the general public.  We keep past reports accessible as well so you can view results from more than one year.

 

2021 Research Reports

Corn

Corn Cropping Systems to Improve Economic and Environmental Health (PDF)
Grain Corn Variety X Seeding Rate Trial (PDF)
Impact of Corn Silage Variety and Seeding Rate on Interseeded Cover Crop Establishment (PDF)
Integrating Cover Crops and Manure into Corn Silage Cropping Systems (PDF)
Integrating Solar Corridors in Corn Silage Production Systems to Meet Agronomic & Conservation Goals (PDF)
Long Season Corn Silage Performance Trials Summary (PDF)
Short Season Corn Silage Performance Trials Summary (PDF)
Vermont Non-GMO Corn Silage Performance Trial (PDF)
Vermont Non-GMO Corn Silage Performance Trials Summary (PDF)
Vermont Organic Silage Corn Performance Trial (PDF)
Vermont Organic Silage Corn Performance Trials Summary (PDF)
NY_VT Corn Silage Hybrid Evaluation Report (PDF)

Forages

Fall Forage Oat Seeding Rate Trial (PDF)
Perennial Grass Stockpiling Trial (PDF)
Perennial Grass Variety Trial (PDF)
Summer Annual Mixtures Trial (PDF)
Summer Annual Variety Trial (PDF)

Grains

Colored Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
The Efficacy of Spraying Fungicides to Control Fusarium Head Blight Infection in Spring Malting Barley (PDF)
Hulless Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
Hulless Oat Variety Trial (PDF)
Oat Variety Trial (PDF)
Organic Spring Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
Organic Spring Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
Organic Winter Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
Rye Harvest Date Trial (PDF)
Rye Variety Trial (PDF)
Spring Emmer Variety Trial (PDF)
Winter Barley Variety Trial (PDF)

Industrial Hemp

2020-2021 Hemp Flower Storage Trial (PDF)
Hemp Cannabidiol Drying Trial (PDF)
Hemp Flower Harvest Date (PDF)
Hemp Flower Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)
Hemp Flower Variety Trial (PDF)
Industrial Fiber Hemp Variety Trial (PDF)
Industrial Grain Hemp Variety Trial (PDF)
Industrial Hemp Fertility Trial (PDF)
On-Farm Hemp Scouting Report (PDF)

Oilseeds

Conventional Soybean Variety Trial (PDF)
Conventional Soybean Performance Trials Summary (PDF)
Interseeding Winter Rye in Soybeans (PDF)
Organic Soybean Variety Trial (PDF)
Organic Soybean Performance Trials Summary (PDF)
Soybean Cover Crop Termination Trial (PDF)
Winter Canola Variety Trial (PDF)

Soils, Cover Crops, and Nutrient Management

2019-2021 Brassica Cover Crops in Vegetable Rotations Trial (PDF)

2020 Research Reports

Corn

2020 Corn Cropping Systems to Improve Economic and Environmental Health (PDF)
2020 Corn Silage Performance Trials Summary - Long Season Corn (PDF)
2020 Corn Silage Performance Trials Summary - Short Season Corn (PDF)
2020 NY VT Corn Silage Hybrid Evaluation Program (PDF)
2020 Integrating Cover Crops and Manure into Corn Silage Cropping Systems (PDF)
2020 Interseeding Cover Crops in Corn Silage Cropping System (PDF)
2020 Interseeding Cover Crops into Wide-Row Corn Silage (PDF)
2020 Vermont Non-GMO Corn Silage Performance Trial (PDF)
2020 Vermont Organic Silage Corn Performance Trial (PDF)

Forages

2020 Cool Season Annual Forages Trial (PDF)
2020 Perennial Grass Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Summer Annual Variety Trial (PDF)

Grains

2020 Forage Oat Seeding Rate Trial (PDF)
2020 Heirloom Hulless Spring Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Oat Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Organic Spring Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Organic Winter Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 The Efficacy of Spraying Fungicides to Control Fusarium Head Blight Infection in Spring Malting Barley (PDF)
2020 Organic Spring Wheat Crosses Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Organic Spring Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Organic Winter Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Spelt Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Steam Treated Grains (PDF)
2020 Winter Rye Harvest Date Trial (PDF)
2020 Winter Rye Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)
2020 Winter Rye Variety Trial (PDF)

Industrial Hemp

2020 Hemp Flower Combined Phosphorus-Potassium Fertility Trial (PDF)
2020 Hemp Flower Harvest Date (PDF)
2020 Hemp Flower Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)
2020 Hemp Flower Plant Spacing x Planting Date Trial (PDF)

2020 Hemp Flower Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Industrial Hemp Fiber Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Industrial Grain Hemp Fertility Trial (PDF)
2020 Industrial Grain Hemp Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 On-Farm New England Hemp Pest & Disease Scouting Report (PDF)

Hops

2020 Hop Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)

Oilseeds

2020 Conventional Soybean Variety Trial Summary (PDF)
2020 Impact of Planting Date and Variety on Soybean Yield (PDF)
2020 Oilseed Meal Fertility Trial (PDF)
2020 Organic Soybean Variety Trial (PDF)
2020 Organic Soybean Variety Trial Summary (PDF)
2020 Winter Canola Variety Trial (PDF)

Soils, Cover Crops, and Nutrient Management

Brassica Production Practices and Concerns in Vermont and the Northeast Survey Results (PDF)
2020 Cover Crop Termination Trial (PDF)
Closing the Nutrient Loop Through an Innovative Organic Fertilizer Technology Field Tested for Corn Factsheet (PDF)
Closing the Nutrient Loop Through an Innovative Organic Fertilizer Technology Field Tested for Vegetable Crops Factsheet (PDF)
2020 Impact of Cover Crops on No-Till Spring Grain Production (PDF)
2020 Milkweed Production Trials (PDF)
2020 Soybean Cover Crop Trial (PDF)

 

2019 Research Reports

Corn

2019 Annual and Perennial Forage System Inpact on Soil Health and Corn Silage Yield (PDF)
2019 Interseeding Cover Crop Into Wide-Row Corn Silage (PDF)
2019 Integrating Cover Crops and Manure Into Corn Silage Cropping Systems (PDF)
2019 SARE Interseeding Cover Crops In Corn Silage Cropping Systems (PDF)
2019 Corn Cropping Systems to Improve Economic and Environmental Health (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Long Season Corn Silage Performance Trial Summary (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Short Season Corn Silage Performance Trial Summary (PDF)
PDF iconNew York and Vermont Corn Silage Hybrid Evaluation Program (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Non-GMO Corn Silage Performance Trial (PDF)
2019 Syngenta Silage Corn Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Vermont Flint and Dent Corn Performance Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Vermont Organic Silage Corn Perfomance Trial (PDF)

Forages

2019 Cool Season Annual Forage Mixtures Trial (PDF)
2019 Legume Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Summer Annual Variety Trial (PDF)

Grains

PDF icon2019 Colored Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 The Efficacy of Spraying Fungicides to Control Fusarium Head Blight Infection in Spring Malting Barley (PDF)
PDF icon2019 The Efficacy of Spraying Organic Fungicides to Control Fusarium Head Blight Infection in Spring Wheat (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Heirloom Dry Bean Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Heirloom Hulless Spring Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Impact of Cover Crops on No-Till Spring Grain Production (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Oat Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Organic Heirloom Spring Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Organic Spring Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Organic Spring Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Organic Winter Malting Barley Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Organic Winter Wheat Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Rye Harvest Date Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Rye Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)
2019 Spring Wheat Crosses Trial (PDF)
2019 Steam Treated Grains Trial (PDF)
2019 Winter Rye Variety Trial (PDF)

Hops

2019 Hop Crowning Trial (PDF)
2019 Hop Germplasm Study (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Hop Harvest Timing (PDF)
2019 Hop Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)
2019 Hop Soil Health Trial (PDF)

Industrial Hemp

2019 Cannabidiol Hemp Plant Spacing x Planting Date Trial (PDF)
2019 Hemp Flower Fungicide Evaluation Trial (PDF)
2019 Hemp Flower Indoor/Outdoor Cultivation Trial (PDF)
2019 Hemp Flower Nitrogen Fertility Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Hemp Flower Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Industrial Grain Hemp Variety Trial (PDF)
2019 Industrial Grain Hemp Fertility Trial (PDF)

Oilseeds

PDF icon2019 Conventional Soybean Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Impact of Planting Date and Variety on Soybean Yield (PDF)
2019 Oilseed Meal Fertility Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Organic Soybean Variety Trial (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Soybean Performance Trials Summary (Conventional and Organic) (PDF)
PDF icon2019 Winter Canola Variety Trial (PDF)

Soils, Cover Crops and Nutrient Management

PDF icon2019 Combined Milkweed Production Trials Reports (PDF)
2019 Cover Crop Planting Date Trial (PDF)
2019 Cover Crop Termination Trial (PDF)
2019 Soybean Cover Crop Trial (PDF)

2018 Research Reports

Corn

Forages

Grains

Hops

Industrial Hemp

Oilseeds

Soils, Cover Crops and Nutrient Management

2017 Research Reports

Corn

Dry Beans

Forages

Cereal Grains

Hops

Industrial Hemp

Other Grains/Legumes

Soils, Cover Crop and Nutrient Management

2016 Research Reports

Corn

Dry Beans

Forages

Grains

Hops

Industrial Hemp – New Trials in 2016

Oilseeds

Soils, Cover Crop and Nutrient Management

Vegetable Pest Management

2015 Research Reports

Corn

Forages

Grains

Oilseeds

Dry Beans

Soils, Cover Crop and Nutrient Management

Hops

2014 Research Reports

Corn

Grains

Hops

Oilseeds

Other Forages

Soil Health and Nutrient Management

    2014 Impact of High Glucosinolate Mustard Soil Amendments on Black Bean Yield (pdf)
    2014 Summer Cover Crop Mix Trial (pdf)
    2014 Late Summer Cover Crop Trial (pdf)
    2014 Early Fall Cover Crop Trial (pdf)
    2014 Tillage Radish Planting Date Trial (pdf)
    2014 Tillage Radish Seeding Rate Trial (pdf)

2013 Research Reports

Corn

Other Forages

Grains

Hops

Oilseeds

Soil Health and Nutrient Management

2012 Research Reports

Corn

Other Forages

Grains

Oilseeds

Soil Health and Nutrient Management

2011 Research Reports

Forages and Corn

Oilseeds

Hops

Soil and Nutrient Management