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Call for Proposals for research and education grants in sustainable agriculture

NCR-SARE’s 2023 Research and Education Grant Program Call for Preproposals is now available online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Our-Grant-Programs/Research-and-Education NCR-SARE’s Research and Education (R&E) program supports sustainable agriculture innovators with competitive research and education grants. Individual grants range from $50,000 to $250,000. Roughly $3.8 million will be available to fund approximately 15 grant projects, with individual grants not to […]

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SARE Youth Educator Grant for Aquaponics Project

Vince Hucek with Kingdom Prep Lutheran High School in Wauwatosa, WI was awarded a $6,000 Youth Educator grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR SARE) Program for the project, “Aquaponics for Hyperlocal Food.”  The project will add an aquaponics system to the school’s project‐based class. Students will learn how aquaponics incorporates many of nature’s cycles, biology, nutrition, […]

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Duley awarded a SARE grant to research growing hemp for fiber

Carl Duley with the University of Wisconsin – Madison Extension in Buffalo County was selected to receive a $40,000 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project, “Exploration of Fiber Hemp Production and Quality.” “This project will study fiber hemp production practices and how variety, nitrogen rates, […]

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SARE Graduate Student Grants Awarded to UW Students

Two graduate students in the UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been awarded SARE grants for sustainable agriculture projects.  Abigail Augarten along with Dr. Matthew Ruark was awarded $14,905 for the project, “Evaluating the Relationships Between Pasture Management, Soil Health and Ecosystem Services Through On-farm Monitoring.”  Mitchell Lannan along with Dr. Christelle Guédot was awarded $12,080 for the project, “Assessing Attract-and-kill […]

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Three SARE Partnership Grants Awarded in Wisconsin

Wisconsin organizations and farmers are partnering on three projects to advance sustainable agriculture in the state.  The projects are funded by the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program. Luiz Ferraretto with the University of Wisconsin in Green Bay, Wisconsin was awarded $40,000 for the project, “Harvesting and Feeding Winter Rye, Winter […]

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Grant Programs And Financial Options For Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs

Wisconsin SARE is partnering with Extension, DATCP, USDA Rural Development, and the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute to hold two workshops designed to help farmers identify whether grants or other financial options might be right for them. Small businesses and new startups create most of the new employment opportunity in the US.  Trying something new involves […]

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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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NCR SARE Call for Proposals for grants in sustainable agriculture

North Central SARE has released Calls for Proposals for several grant programs for sustainable agriculture research and education: The 2018 Research and Education Program Call for Preproposals is now available. The deadline is October 19, 2017 at 4pm CDT. Word | PDF The 2018 Partnership Program Call for Proposals is now available. The deadline is October […]

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