The Western SARE Administrative Council and staff welcome Dr. Rhonda Miller, an associate professor in the Agricultural Systems Technology and Education department at Utah State University, as the program’s new Regional Coordinator starting January 15.
Nine graduate students in six western states have received funding from Western SARE for projects on cover crop grazing, non-bee pollinators, alfalfa weevil, and more.
At Western SARE’s spring meeting held in February, the Administrative Council approved 35 grant proposals for a total of over $2.9 million.
Western SARE appointed four new Administrative Council members.
The Administrative Council is seeking nominations or self-nominations for the following seats:
- Organic Farmer/Rancher
- Sustainable Farmer/Rancher
- Conventional Farmer/Rancher
- Tropical Farmer/Rancher
- NGO/Nonprofit Representative
For more information about the seats, how the AC operates, and appointment process, please contact Teryl Roper, Regional Coordinator, (435) 797-8698, email@example.com.