Kansas

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

Kerri Ebert

Kerri Ebert

Olathe Horticulture Research and Extension Center
Kansas State University
(785) 456-4629
Bio
Kerri Ebert is the Kansas SARE State Coordinator and coordinator for the Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops at Kansas State University. Kerri is a fourth generation Kansas farmer who, with her husband, raises purebred sheep in Pottawatomie County.

SARE IN KANSAS

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.

Tractor mowing hay
This cover crop of oats, spring field peas and sorghum was cut for hay in October, yielding 1.59 tons per acre. Kansas farmer Josh Roe compared the economics of growing a cover crop for grazing and hay. Photo by Josh Roe

KANSAS Impacts

$4.3
million
in funding since 1988
166 projects
funded since 1988