Sorghum Syrup Production in Vermont (FNE96-157)

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $15,800.00
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Crop Production: food processing, food processing facilities/community kitchens

    Proposal summary:

    John Williamson, will continue developing sweet sorghum syrup as an additional cash crop for maple producers. This project continues work supported by previous SARE grants. This year's work includes variety trials, designing a sorghum harvester and evaporation pan and marketing activities.

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