Assess a 20-county region in southern Illinois, including stakeholder perspectives of emerging threats and opportunities
Assess the role of Dixon Springs Agricultural Center from the perspective of regional stakeholders
SIRAP fast facts:
The project began in May 2006.
The research was conducted by Dr. Courtney Flint and Dr. Stephen Gasteyer, rural sociologists in the College of ACES. Flint and Gasteyer and their team of student researcher assistants produced a set of draft reports and fact sheets covering multiple dimensions of the 20-county region.
Funding for the project was provided by the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the State of Illinois.