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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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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UW Extension educators receive two SARE Partnership grants

For the 2016 Partnership Grant Program, SARE awarded almost $300,000 to 10 projects in the 12-state North Central Region. NCR-SARE’s Partnership Grant Program is intended to foster cooperation between agriculture professionals and small groups of farmers and ranchers to catalyze on-farm research, demonstration, and education activities related to sustainable agriculture. Two proposals from UW Extension educators […]

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University of Wisconsin Extension Receives Grant to Help Hazelnut Growers

Jason Fischbach at the University of Wisconsin Extension was  selected to receive a $198,569 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project, “Commercialization of Hazelnuts for Growers in the Upper Midwest.” “Previous SARE funding established replicated performance trials of superior hazelnut germplasm identified on grower farms. This […]

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