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
K-State Research and Extension
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.


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

in funding since 1988
197 projects
funded since 1988