Two new SARE Partnership grants for Wisconsin

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

The next Call for Proposals for SARE Partnership grants will be released in August.