Western SARE
Grants available in five funding programs

Grants available in five funding programs.

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Essential educational resources

Essential resource for discovering innovative sustainable agriculture practices.

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Competitive grants since 1988

Providing competitive grants to researchers, ag professionals, farmers, ranchers, and graduate students since 1988.

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Providing high-quality research to all of agriculture

Providing high-quality research to all of agriculture.

Engaging farmers and ranchers

Engaging farmers and ranchers in all aspects of the program.

What's New Grant Deadlines

Grant Deadlines 

Graduate Student Closed May 11, 2016, 1:00 MDT
R & E Pre-Proposal Closed June 1, 2016, 1:00 MDT
Professional Development Program Closed November 2, 2016, noon MDT
Farmer/Rancher Proposal due December 7, 2016, 1:00 MDT
Professional + Producer Proposal due December 7, 2016, 1:00 MDT


Available Grants

Calls for Proposals for Western SARE's grants programs are open. Read more about each program and download Calls on our grants page.


Sustainable Livestock Grazing Management Publication

Read Western SARE's "From the Field" publication, Sustainable Livestock Grazing Management. This report highlights four successful Western SARE-funded projects addressing livestock grazing on rangelands and riparian areas.

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Habitat Plantings and Restoration for Pollinators and Beneficial Insects

Pollinators and beneficial insects are critical for healthy agricultural landscapes and many of the crops grown in the West. Restoring native habitats, identifying plants that provide the best food and habitat, and understanding nesting behaviors are all essential to conserve pollinators and beneficial insects.This publication highlights four Western SARE-funded initiatives that provide cutting-edge information for creating on-farm habitat and implementing best practices that support pollinators and beneficial insects.


Water Use Efficiency

Western SARE releases it's latest "From the Field" report: Boosting Agricultural Production through Water Use Efficiency. This publication highlights five Western SARE-funded initiatives in the areas of low water use crops, partial root zone drying techniques, efficient water use technologies, and linking farmer-friendly water use efficiency programs to achieve state water policy goals.


From the Field