Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE)

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  • New Organic Transition Business Planner Now Available

    New Organic Transition Business Planner Now Available

    The booming profit potential of organic production has farmers, ranchers and food business owners nationwide switching to organic production. But successfully managing the risky multi-year transition requires careful business planning. Download ...

  • National Survey on Cover Crops Seeks Farmer Participation

    National Survey on Cover Crops Seeks Farmer Participation

    Farmers are invited to share their thoughts on cover crops—whether or not they use cover crops themselves—in a national survey, now in its third year of collecting valuable data on the increasingly popular management practice. The ...

  • Find out what SARE is funding in your state

    Find out what SARE is funding in your state

    Did you know that since 1988 SARE has invested more than $211 million in 5,300 sustainable agriculture research and education projects across the United States? From Washington to Florida, Maine to Hawaii, SARE grants support projects on cover crops ...

  • Reading the Farm: Ag Agents Learn About Sustainability as a System

    Reading the Farm: Ag Agents Learn About Sustainability as a System

    Farmers and ranchers know that sustainable agriculture is defined by a system of connected parts rather than individual practices. Last month, the SARE/NACAA Fellows visited two diversified New Hampshire farms where this principle was reinforced ...

  • Extension Agents Selected for Unique Sustainable Agriculture Fellowship

    Extension Agents Selected for Unique Sustainable Agriculture Fellowship

    This summer, four innovative Extension educators joined the ranks of ag professionals chosen for the SARE/NACAA Sustainable Agriculture Fellows program. SARE Fellows receive hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture and alternative farming ...

  • Cover Crops Capture Nutrients to the Benefit of Farmers and Water Quality

    Cover Crops Capture Nutrients to the Benefit of Farmers and Water Quality

    Many factors contribute to the excess phosphorous that stimulates algal systems in bodies of water such as Lake Erie. Sources of excess phosphorous include urban stormwater, factories, sewers, household wastes and lawn fertilizer, and in some areas ...

  • 2013/2014 Report from the Field Highlights Recent Successes

    2013/2014 Report from the Field Highlights Recent Successes

    Every year, SARE`s four regional programs provide grant funding to scores of cutting-edge farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators for projects that aim to improve the sustainability of American agriculture. To get a glimpse of some of these ...