2016 Funded Grants Announced
The Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE) announces funding for 37 projects totaling almost $2.9 million in the 2016 grant cycle. Projects are located in 11 Western states and protectorates.
Innovative researchers, ag professionals, farmers, and ranchers will be investigating topics important to Western agriculture such as:
- Effective water, weed, and nutrient management;
- Season extension;
- Cover crops and soil health;
- Rangeland and riparian habitat management;
- Food safety; and more.
All projects include substantial educational outreach to producers and ag professionals.
Full descriptions of each grant can be found at westernsare.org/Projects/Funded-Projects-by-Year/2016-Projects.