Urban Agriculture Research Lab teaming up with Prof. Lovell to study multifunctional buffer strips

April 8th, 2014

Prof. Wortman (co-PI) is working with Prof. Sarah Lovell (PI) and other UIUC researchers to study the potential for perennial food crops to improve the environmental profile and economic potential of marginal farm lands in Illinois. The Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council has awarded the research team $590,880 to establish and study multifunctional buffers on three UIUC research farms in this five year project.