Plastina, ISU team win NIFA grant

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, is co-PI on an Iowa State-led team winning a multi-state (Iowa, California, Kentucky) NIFA grant for $2 million. Plastina will lead the economic analysis portion across the three states.

The four-year project's title is, "Integrating Vegetable, Poultry, and Cover Cropping to Enhance Resiliency in Organic Production Systems." Its goal is to assist organic vegetable producers to better integrate poultry and cover crops in their rotations.