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NCR-SARE Announces 2022 Partnership Grants￼
18 projects that received more than $676,000 through NCR-SARE's 2022 Partnership Grant Program.
High-Efficiency, Year-Round Tropical Greenhouse in South Dakota
In Aurora, South Dakota, Shannon Mutschelknaus built a high-efficiency, year-round, tropical greenhouse.
Prairie Strips as a Farmland Conservation Practice
Farmers and researchers in Iowa have been planting prairie strips in their crop fields to help reduce surface runoff.
Best Practices for Hemp Production in Kansas
The Kansas Hemp Consortium is working to increase awareness and industry knowledge of industrial hemp.
Manure Composting Video Series
Composting manures is becoming an increasingly popular option for farmers.
CSA Starts Here: Video Series
"CSA Starts Here" is an educational video series for aspiring and beginning CSA farmers.
Physical Weed Control Strategies for Midwest Vegetable Growers
A group of farmers and researchers has been working to generate useful, farm-tested, and detailed observations on the best methods and tools for managing in-row weeds. This image is a Tilmor cultivating tractor with finger-weeders belly mounted.
Bringing Fresh Foods to Illinois Schools and Institutions
Illinois' Hendrick House Farm is working to create new opportunities for local farmers, bringing the local food revolution to community farms and schools.
North Dakota Farmers Lead the Way With Bale Grazing￼
In, North Dakota, siblings Erin and and Drew Gaugler are experimenting with bale grazing, or the practice of leaving hay bales in fields during the winter for livestock to graze.
Increasing Food Security in a Mohican Tribal Community
Like many rural communities, the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, a Mohican Indian tribe in north central Wisconsin, wants to increase its access to fresh produce but faces multiple barriers. For one, the tribe owns 500 acres of farmland that has become depleted of nutrients and organic matter after many years of improper management by previous tenants. Local […]
Nominate an NCR-SARE Hero
NCR-SARE is accepting nominations for the “NCR-SARE Hero” recognition.
Professional Development Grant Proposals Due March 31, 2022
NCR-SARE's Professional Development Grant proposals are due March 31, 2022.
Graduate Student Grant Proposals Due April 7, 2022
NCR-SARE's 2022 Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals is now available online.
Figs as a Niche Crop in Northern Ohio
Tim and Beth Malinich received a SARE grant to experiment with overwintering methods for raising figs on their Ohio farm.
Growing Food and Community in North Saint Louis
Good Life Growing in North Saint Louis had SARE support to develop a scalable, replicable vertical aquaponic grow rack system at their indoor, urban growing facility.
Advancing Grassland Conservation in Nebraska
Nebraska researcher Kyle Martens is working to better understand ranchers’ preferences regarding grassland conservation programs with support from SARE.
Finding Success with Yellow Perch in an Aquaculture System
This document includes a summary of the aquaculture research projects that Bill West has participated in, as well as updates for each of those projects, written by West himself.
Livestock Management with Drones Video Series
With support from SARE, Pigeon River Farm developed a video series and additional resources sharing tips and tricks for how they use drones in their day-to-day livestock management.
Making the Most of Mulch: Strategic Systems for Small Organic Tomato Growers
In Indiana, three area farms are testing combinations of cover crops and leaf mulch for organic, fresh-market tomato production.
Conference Support Funding Available
NCR-SARE has funds available to support conferences and educational events relevant to sustainable agriculture.