Eastern Gamagrass Determining its Feasibility as a Forage Crop for the Northeast

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1997: $108,252.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2001
Matching Federal Funds: $41,089.00
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $89,488.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Paul Salon

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Information Products


  • Agronomic: general hay and forage crops, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, feed rations
  • Crop Production: intercropping, application rate management, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns, feasibility study
  • Pest Management: prevention, mulching - vegetative
  • Production Systems: permaculture
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
    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.