Western SARE Newsletter Archives

Western SARE Newsletter Archives

Western SARE Newsletter Archives

Spring 2016 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Food Tourism
  • Finding Local Fertilizer Sources in Hawaii
  • High Tunnels in Alaska
  • Graduate Student Grant Impacts
  • Habitat Planting for Pollinators
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Winter 2015 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Integrating Traditional Foods with Aquaponics
  • Beneficial Insect Conservation
  • Graduate Student Projects Funded
  • PDP's 20th Anniversary
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Spring 2015 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Determining Gas Emissions from Manure Sources
  • Water Management in Vineyards
  • Alaska Sustainable Ag Conference
  • Using Livestock as Weed Control Handbook
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Winter 2014 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Soil Quality Network
  • USDA Farm Programs Guide
  • Spanish Language Resources
  • Funded Graduate Student Grants
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Fall 2014 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Montana Producer's Testing of Cover Crops
  • Managing Iron Deficiency in Dry Beans
  • Project Visits by Western SARE
  • Ag in Alaska
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Summer 2014 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • National Cover Crops Conference
  • Pacific Island Agriculture Infrastructure Conference
  • 2014 Funded Projects
  • New Resources Published
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Winter 2013 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Rehabilitating Degraded Grassland
  • Compost Trainings
  • Spotlight on Hawaii
  • Cover Crop Gathering
  • Writing a Successful Proposal
  • Extension Sustainability Summit
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Fall 2013 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Energy Toolkit for Agriculture
  • Water Use Efficiency in Tomatoes
  • Utah Agriculture and Food Processing
  • Meat and Poultry Processing Report
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Summer 2013 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Funded projects
  • Food Systems R&D Agenda
  • Innovative and Diverse Operations
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Special Issue: Strengthening Agriculture's Infrastructure conference report

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

Western SARE has published a full report from our Strengthening Agriculture's Infrastructure conference. The report provides an overview of the sold-out conference, the impacts of the event, and summaries from each keynote presentation, plenary and break-out session.

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Winter 2012 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Keynote presentations at Infrastructure Conference
  • Funded Grad Student projects
  • Project Highlight: Regional Distribution Success
  • No-till and Cover Crops Workshop
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Fall 2012 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Water: The Foundation of Agricultural Sustainability
  • Low-Water Use Crops
  • Building Healthy Regional Food Systems
  • Strengthening Agriculture's Infrastructure conference agenda
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Summer 2012 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Keynote Speakers: Strengthening Agriculture's Infrastructure conference
  • Livestock Mortality Composting
  • 2012 Funded Projects
  • SARE Fellows Program Meets in the West
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Spring 2012 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Opportunities in Agritourism
  • Reservation Farmers Market
  • News from Administrative Council Meeting
  • Update on Agriculture Infrastructure Conference
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Winter 2011 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Successful Farmstay Website
  • Camelina's Potential in the High Plains
  • Upcoming Western SARE Conferences
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Fall 2011 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Teaching Cattle to Eat Sagebrush
  • Funded Graduate Student Projects
  • Sustainable Ag Activities in Hawaii
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Summer 2011 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Pollinator Conservation
  • Livestock Research
  • Projects Funded
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Spring 2011 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Growing Year-Round in New Mexico
  • Food Systems Conference
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Simply Sustainable Winter 2010

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Connecting Youth with Sustainable Agriculture
  • Predicting Straw Yield on the Go
  • Effective Systems Research
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Simply Sustainable Fall 2010

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • PDP Coordinators Visit Logan Utah Projects
  • AC Members and Staff Learn from California Producers
  • Recommendations from Subregional Conferences Discussed at AC Meeting
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Simply Sustainable Summer 2010

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • SARE Fellows Learn from Producers
  • Alaska Project Profile
  • Low-till Forage Production Profile
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Simply Sustainable Spring 2010

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Final Subregional Conference Held in Alaska
  • California Subregional Projects Funded
  • 2010 Funded Grants Announced 
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Simply Sustainable Winter 2009

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • California Subregional Conference
  • Listing of California Priorities
  • Project Profile: 4-H
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Simply Sustainable Fall 2009

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Key Issues Face Western SARE
  • Organic Potato Production
  • Positive Impacts from PDP Grants
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Simply Sustainable Summer 2009

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Grants Target Local Priorities
  • R&E Survey Results
  • Project Profile: BEHAVE
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Simply Sustainable Spring 2009

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Funded Grants
  • Mountain/High Plains Subregional Conference
  • Pacific Northwest Subregional Conference
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Simply Sustainable Winter 2008

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

  • Hawaii Subregional Conference
  • Southwest Subregional Conference
  • Ag Standards Committee
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Fall 2008 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

Participants in subregional conferences ponder "six burning questions"

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Spring 2008 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

AC approves $2.48 million in grants

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Winter 2007 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

First subregional conference held in Guam

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Fall 2007 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

AC doubles amount for producer grants and professional + producer grants

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Summer 2007 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

News on funded grants

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Spring 2007 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

SARE to fund subregional conferences

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Winter 2006 Simply Sustainable

Type: Western SARE Newsletter

First issue of Western SARE's newsletter

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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.

 

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.