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

Mike Hogan

Mike Hogan

Extension Educator, Associate Professor
OSU Extension
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.
Sarah Noggle

Sarah Noggle

Extension Educator
The Ohio State University
Sarah Noggle is an Extension Educator with The Ohio State University. Her areas of expertise include farm management, farm succession planning, farm stress, mental health, soil health, and cover crops.
Michelle Wallace

Michelle Wallace

Regional Educator, Northwestern Ohio
Central State University - Extension
Michelle Wallace is the Northwest Ohio Regional Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator for Central State University in Ohio. Michelle has 25 years of experience in agriculture and natural resource management.


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

in funding since 1988
294 projects
funded since 1988