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SARE has awarded $270 million on more than 6,300 projects

If you've ever wondered what U.S. Department of Agriculture's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is all about, here's a very small sample of projects it has funded:...

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If you’ve ever wondered what U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is all about, here’s a very small sample of projects it has funded:

  • Growing commercial cabbage in heavy loam soil in North Dakota
  • Mobile farmers markets in Minnesota.
  • Organic control of weeds in Montana.
  • Wild berry opportunities in South Dakota.

Since 1988, SARE has provided USDA grants and outreach for farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators who are working on innovations that improve farm profitability, protect water and land and revitalize communities. More than $270 million has been awarded to more than 6,300 projects.
Now, with interest in sustainable agriculture continuing to grow and many farmers looking for more information on it, SARE has released a state-by-state list of funded grants, project highlights and funding breakdown. To see the list, go to www.sare.org and click on the Grants tab.

The site also has contact information for SARE coordinators in every state.

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