Sorghum Syrup Production in Vermont

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $1,750.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,650.00
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Production Systems: general crop production

    Proposal summary:

    John Williamson will grow sweet sorghum in southern Vermont, using maple sugaring equipment to process it into syrup. The goal is to determine whether sorghum syrup could be an additional cash crop for maple producers.

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