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Our Farms Our Future Podcast: Quality of Life In Farming Communities

Beth Nelson and Doug Constance The next episode of our podcast series, Our Farms, Our Future, centers on quality of life in farming communities. Listen to or download the episode now. As the quality-of-life representative for Southern SARE's administrative council and as a professor of sociology, Doug Constance is constantly thinking about how current policies, cultural […]

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Our Farms Our Future Podcast - SARE: The Early Years and Lasting Impact

Ferd Hoefner and Andy Clark Ferd Hoefner is a senior strategic advisor for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, (NSAC). He has worked on national food and agriculture policy in Washington, DC for 40 years. He helped create the USDA-program that we now know as SARE, and has seen it grow and develop throughout the years. Andy Clark […]

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Our Farms Our Future Podcast: Finding a Better Way- Engineering On The Farm

Chris Callahan and Trevor Hardy Trevor Hardy is manager of one of New England’s largest distributors of agricultural supplies at Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, New Hampshire. Chris Callahan is an agricultural engineer with University of Vermont extension. Both guests say engineering plays a crucial role in synthesizing the newest research and technology with the diversity and complexity of farming […]

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Now Available: 2017 National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health Presentations

Videos and presentations from the 2017 National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health held on December 7-8, 2017 in Indianapolis are now available. Hosted by the Soil and Water Conservation Society with video development supported by SARE, the conference highlighted insights from some of the nation's most innovative producers, conservation leaders and scientists on using cover crops to […]

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Updated SARE State Summaries and Grants Lists Now Available

Since 1988, the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program has been a go-to USDA grants and outreach program for farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators who develop innovations that improve farm profitability, protect water and land, and revitalize communities. SARE has awarded over $251 million to more than 6,300 projects. Learn more about funded grants, […]

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SARE Outreach Hires New Technical Review Specialist

SARE Outreach is excited to welcome Jermaine Hinds to the team as our new Technical Review Specialist. Jermaine is excited to support SARE in our mission of producing accessible educational tools for diverse agricultural audiences. His primary responsibilities will include evaluating recent SARE-funded projects and translating their results into practical, how-to information for educational and […]

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Our Farms, Our Future Conference: A Hands-On Vision For Sustainable Agriculture

Molly Rockamann     For Molly Rockamann, hands-on experiences for beginning farmers and curious consumers will be critical to ensuring a sound future for sustainable agriculture. At 15, Rockamann visited Mueller organic farm in her father’s hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. She told herself that one day, she’d work on that […]

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Reducing Medusahead and Preparing the Land for Restoration

"Ranchers are hurting." That one thought is why Kip Panter, Research Animal Scientist at the USDA-ARS in Utah, is passionate about the collaborative work he, other Utah-based researchers, extension professionals, and ranchers have led to restore degraded grasslands. The inspired project team, studying at three ranches, found a “really good economical way to reduce medusahead […]