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.
Lindy Berg is the agriculture and natural resources agent in Towner County for North Dakota State University Extension. Lindy is the National Chair of the Sustainable Agriculture Committee within the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), and she is on the board of the Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability (FARRMS).
Jeff Gale grew up on a crop-livestock farm in Kansas. After completing graduate studies, he taught agronomy to university students in China for 15 years while serving with a non-governmental organization, and then came to NDSU Extension. His professional interests include soil health, organic agriculture, local food production, and farm succession.
Karl Hoppe is a North Dakota State SARE Co-Coordinator, a sheep producer, and the Area Extension Specialist for Livestock Systems at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center where he has been teaching nutrition and management for beef cows and feedlot cattle for more than 20 years to North Dakota cattle producers.
SARE IN NORTH DAKOTA
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.