Sustaining Agriculture through Community Partnerships

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2001: $49,884.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $31,730.00
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Robin Kohanowich
Central Carolina Community College

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: millet, rye, soybeans, sunflower
  • Vegetables: asparagus, broccoli, cabbages, garlic, greens (leafy), peppers, turnips


  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, community-supported agriculture, cooperatives, marketing management, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, hedgerows, wildlife
  • Pest Management: allelopathy, biological control, competition, disease vectors, flame, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mulches - living, physical control, row covers (for pests), sanitation, smother crops, trap crops, weed ecology, weeder geese/poultry
  • Production Systems: permaculture, transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: earthworms, green manures, organic matter, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, community services
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.