Wisconsin farmers receive grants to advance sustainable agriculture

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Program has awarded $663,000 to 48 Farmer Rancher Grant Projects for 2019.  This NCR-SARE grant program offers competitive grants for farmers and ranchers who are exploring sustainable agriculture in America’s Midwest. Farmer Rancher Grants help farmers explore sustainable solutions to problems through on-farm research, demonstration, and education […]

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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 […]

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SARE now offers a podcast series

In addition to its many print publications and web resources, SARE now offers a podcast series.  Topics range from “Production on Pasture” and “Protecting Pollinators” to “Successful Food Systems” and “Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide.”  Check out the full list of offerings at https://www.sare.org/Events/Our-Farms-Our-Future-Conference/Our-Farms-Our-Future-Podcast-Series.

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SARE Calls for Proposals for Professional Development and Graduate Student Grants

The NCR-SARE 2019 Professional Development Program call for proposals is now available. Proposals are due by 4pm, April 3, 2019. Word | PDF NCR-SARE’s Professional Development Program (PDP) provides funds for projects that provide sustainable agriculture training to agricultural professionals and educators in Extension, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), other governmental agencies, and educators in the […]

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Mini-grants for professional development in sustainable agriculture

Do you have a sustainable agriculture project in mind that just needs a little funding to get off the ground?  The Wisconsin SARE Program mini-grant program may be your answer. The deadline to apply for this cycle of mini-grants is February 16th, 2018.  You can find the application form and information about the mini-grants at  […]

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