Research in crop ecology and management emphasizing management practices and technologies that optimize the profitability and sustainability of cropping systems and include variety selection, weed management, tillage, crop rotation and selection, and management of plant nutrients.

  • Crop/Climate Modeling
  • Forages
  • Grain Crops
  • Hemp
  • No-till farming
  • Soil Nutrients and Fertility
  • Stormwater Management and Green Infrastructure
  • Sustainable Landscape Systems
  • Sustainable Dairy Cropping Systems
  • Weed Ecology and Management

Centers, Labs, and Projects

Faculty Working in This Area

Crop Ecology and Management researchers working in the Department of Plant Science at Penn State.