Alternative Agriculture Strategies for Rural Community Sustainable Development Northampton County, Virginia

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1996: $228,516.91
Projected End Date: 12/31/1999
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $101,098.00
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Terry Thompson
The Nature Conservancy Virginia Coast Reserve

Annual Reports

Information Products

Organic Production of Watermelons (Article/Newsletter/Blog)
Fall Broccoli for Eastern Virginia (Article/Newsletter/Blog)


  • Agronomic: sorghum (milo)


  • Crop Production: cropping systems
  • Education and Training: demonstration
  • Farm Business Management: feasibility study, marketing management, risk management, value added
  • Sustainable Communities: quality of life
    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.