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2014 Funded Projects Announced

The Western SARE Administrative Council approved $2,403,733 in funding 29 projects in 10 states and protectorates in spring...

Utah State University and Western SARE Name New Regional Director

Utah State University and the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE) are proud to announce...

Broadcast Recording Available from National Cover Crops Conference

Watch a recording of opening sessions from the National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health, held February 17 - 19...

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Conference Proceedings

Strengthening Agriculture’s Infrastructure: Adding Value, Breaking Down Barriers, Increasing Profits

Educational and partnership-building conference with Fred Kirschenmann, Ken Meter, Theresa Marquez and others.


December 3 – 5, 2012, Portland Oregon


Funding Availability

The 2015 Calls for Proposals for Research and Education, Farmer/Rancher, Professional + Producer, Graduate Student and Professional Development Program funding have been posted. View posted CFPs.


New Resources Added

More resources produced by Western SARE grantees have been posted. Learn about organic seeds, renewable energy, agritourism, composting and water quality, and more.


From the Field

New Mexico Grower Saved by the Sun

Don Bustos has used solar energy to cut his winter greenhouse heating bill to almost nothing.

What Is Sustainable Ag? link

Read our booklet about best practices and the people who use them.

SARE's Western Region

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