Nebraska

The grants summary  includes a project highlight, a breakdown of funding by SARE project type, the total funding for the state since 1988 and state grant recipients.

North Central SARE's network of state coordinators–housed at each land grant university throughout the region–conduct train-the-trainer programs and share information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources in their respective states.

State Contacts

Ben Beckman

Ben Beckman

Extension Educator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bio
Ben Beckman is a Beef Systems Assistant Extension Educator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has expertise in grazing systems and forage management. Beckman grew up on a family farm near Elgin, Nebraska, where he was involved in 4-H and FFA.
Katja Koehler-Cole

Katja Koehler-Cole

Extension Educator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bio
Katja Koehler-Cole is a Soil Health Management Extension Educator with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Hailing from Germany, she has expertise in cover crops, soil health, and soil quality.

SARE IN NEBRASKA

Since 1988, SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation.

Strahinja Stepanovic working with farmer Steve Tucker
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educator Strahinja Stepanovic (right) worked with farmers such as Steve Tucker of Venango, Neb., to begingrowing field peas as a soil-building alternative to fallow. Courtesy Strahinja Stepanovic, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

NEBRASKA Impacts

$7.0
million
in funding since 1988
187 projects
funded since 1988