Mountain/High Plains Conference

Mountain/High Plains Conference

Mountain/High Plains Conference

The fourth Western SARE subregional conference was held in Cheyenne, Wyoming during the last week in October 2008. Attendees discussed key issues related to the future of agriculture in the Mountain High Plains and provided insights and issues that are unique to that area.

The posts here for downloading provide information that resulted from this conference and showcase successful Western SARE projects in the region.

Conference Overview


Impact of Graduate Students Grants

The Graduate Students in Sustainable Agriculture grants program is a solid investment in the future of sustainable agriculture in the West and U.S. This publication highlights six high quality graduate student projects.


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.


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.