Wisconsin educators have been awarded two Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Partnership grants to work with farmers on innovative approaches that integrate livestock production with year-round soil cover.
- Jason Fischbach of Bayfield County UW-Extension in Washburn, WI was awarded $39,777 for the project, “Hazelnut-Finished Pork in the Upper Midwest: A New High-Value Product From A Sustainable Production System.”
- Marie Raboin of Dane County Land Conservation in Madison, WI was awarded $39,900 for the project, “Building Sustainable Relationships Around the use of Grazing Cover Crops on Dairy and Livestock Farms in Southern Wisconsin.”
Read descriptions of these projects online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Recent-Grant-Projects.
The next Call for Proposals for SARE Partnership grants will be released in August.