Contact Us

A unique aspect of NCR-SARE is our personal contact with people involved in the program. Check out our FAQs for answers to your questions. For general inquiries, contact NCR-SARE by email at Contact individual staff members with the information below. You can also find contact information for your SARE state coordinator here.

NCR-SARE Main Office

120 BAE, University of Minnesota
1390 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-626-3113
Main Email:

NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant and Youth Educator Grant Office

Lincoln University, Lorenzo J. Greene Hall
900 Leslie Blvd
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-681-5545

Beth Nelson, Ph.D.
Regional Coordinator and Director of Research and Education Programs
Phone: 612-626-4436

Rob Myers, Ph.D.
Regional Coordinator and Director of Professional Development (Extension) Programs
Phone: 573-882-1547

Joan Benjamin
Farmer Rancher and Youth Educator Grant Program Coordinator and Associate Regional Coordinator
Phone: 573-681-5545

Andy Larson, M.Sc., M.B.A.
Associate Regional Coordinator of Professional Development Programs
Phone: 608-265-0621

Marie Flanagan, M.P.Adm.
Communications Specialist  
Phone: 612-625-7027

Jean Andreasen
Program Administrator
Phone: 612-626-3113

Erin Schneider, M.Ed.
Administrative Associate
Phone: 608-216-6157