Photo by Jerry DeWitt. What is SARE?. Grants and outreach to advance sustainable innovations to the whole of American agriculture. Something New and Different. SARE was started in 1988, conceived as a - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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Grants and outreach to advance sustainable innovations to the whole
of American agriculture.
What is SARE?
decentralized, science-based, grassroots, practical, problem
solving – and inclusive – competitive grant making and outreach
Something New and Different
Photo by Jerry DeWitt
SARE Outreach produces practical info
USDA-NIFA supports SARE
Successful SARE grantees are engaged in projects that
simultaneously address the
3 pillars of sustainability:
Photo by Ted Coonfield
Stewardship – of the nation’s land and water
People – who depend on agriculture
SARE has education partnerships with Extension and other ag
professionals in every state and island protectorate.
Photo by Bob Nichols, USDA NRCS
in 5,000 projects nationwide
Photo by Carol Flaherty
79 percent of producers said they improved soil quality through
their SARE project
64 percent of producers said their SARE project helped them achieve
75 percent of educators surveyed led at least one program to share
Photo courtesy Karl Kupers
20 Years of Impact
75 percent of Research and Education grant projects employ graduate
Up to 50 percent of those students co-author scholarly papers
Broadening outreach to the whole of American agriculture –
sponsoring conferences, tailoring information
Strengthening training for
New and Future Directions
Photo by Mary Kempfert
Working with universities to integrate sustainable
Collects and distributes information. Provides searching from
National Ag Library's collection and databases.
Provides information and other technical assistance to farmers,
ranchers, educators and others.