Saving the Southern Legacy: Heirloom Plants and Local Knowledge for Profitable, Sustainable Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $152,816.61
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $100,748.00
Region: Southern
State: Georgia
Principal Investigator:
Robert E. Rhoades
University of Georgia

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Crop Production: seed saving
  • Farm Business Management: market study
  • Sustainable Communities: ethnic differences/cultural and demographic change
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