Ohio

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

Dana Hilfinger

Dana Hilfinger

Extension Educator
Central State University
(734) 276-1895
Bio
Dana Hilfinger has been an Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator with Central State University since 2020. Dana has over a decade of on-farm experience on diversified fruit and vegetable farms.
Mike Hogan

Mike Hogan

State Coordinator
The Ohio State University Extension
(614) 866-6900
Bio
Mike Hogan is an Ohio State SARE Co-Coordinator and an Extension Educator at the Ohio State University. He specializes in small farm management, sustainable production systems, Christmas tree production, and business management.
Suzanne Mills-Wasniak

Suzanne Mills-Wasniak

OSU Cooperative Extension Educator
The Ohio State University Extension
(937) 224-9654 Ext: 123
Bio
Suzanne Mills-Wasniak is an Ohio State SARE Co-Coordinator and an Ohio State University Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Montgomery County where she works on urban agriculture, small farms, and local food systems.

SARE IN OHIO

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.

Two men kneeling in corn
Mark Blevins (left), NC State Brunswick County Extension Director, and Jim Ochterski, Agriculture Economic Development Specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension, look at interseeded cover crops during a NACAA-SARE Fellows tour of Jeff Rasawehr’s farm in Ohio.

OHIO Impacts

$7.3
million
in funding since 1988
252 projects
funded since 1988