Home » Learning and Resources » Special Western SARE Funded ReportsSpecial Western SARE Funded Reports CAB Collective Sustainable Ag Action Plan The Western SARE-funded Sustainable Agriculture Action Plan for Cabernet Sauvignon and red Bordeaux (CAB) Wine Production in Paso Robles is a document developed by the Paso Robles CAB Collective winegrape growers, winemakers, marketers, proprietors, and other wine industry stakeholders under a pilot grant program. The plan addresses the specific needs of the Paso Robles CAB winegrape growing and wine production industries so they can adapt to the challenges presented by climate change, sustain their economic benefit to the local community, improve sustainability models, and continue to produce world-class quality wines. Teaching and Learning Best Practices Summary Using the right teaching and learning strategies can help create an experience that addresses your audiences' needs and will make your program participants eager to implement change. Learning styles of participants varies but research has shown learning style preferences themselves are not as important as ensuring the content of your educational programs are of high quality, tailored to the needs of your audience, and developed with your specific audience in mind. This executive summary will provide a high-level overview of the wide variety of learning styles and provide examples of educational strategies that can be used to appeal to a diverse set of learners. The full report can also be downloaded. Needs Assessment Executive Summary Western SARE has always strived to meet the needs of our region’s agricultural communities. Toward that end, we funded a needs assessment to better understand information gaps and future directions for research and outreach efforts related to sustainable agriculture in our region. The study also aimed to understand the regional differences that may exist across the diverse landscape of the Western U.S.