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Georgia farmer Jonny Harris (left) and UGA Extension specialist Mark Frye in a field of triticale.

Georgia Farmer Shows the Way to Better Soil with Cover Crops

Winter forages improve soil, boost yields, and increase nutrition for cattle.

University of Arkansas student Olivia Caillouet

Students Learn About Sustainable Agriculture through Youth Grant

Opportunity introduces them to sustainable agriculture research techniques and production practices.

Farming and environmental balance display

NC Project Blends Sustainable Farming with Environmental Conservation

Educational effort involves beginning farmers/ranchers.

Black soldier flies laying eggs. Photo courtesy of White Oak Pastures

Indigenous Insect Playing Key Role in Farm's Sustainability Efforts

Farm meeting zero-waste goals/creating poultry feed with black soldier flies.

GrowFood Carolina Food Hub

Food Hub Brings Efficiency to the Market

Local market brings more local foods to South Carolinians.

Press Releases Upcoming Events SARE in Your State

Since 1988, SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate aimed at
advancing sustainable agriculture innovations. Click on your state to learn more about SARE's efforts in the Southern region.

Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia
Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina
Oklahoma Puerto Rico South Carolina Tennessee
Texas U.S. Virgin Islands Virginia  

New SARE Topic Room: Local Foods

SARE Outreach has developed a new Topic Room on local foods: Farm to Table: Building Local and Regional Food Systems. The online resource provides information for farmers, ranchers, ag professionals, community organizers and others who are striving to reconfigure the nation's food system so more value stays in food-producing communities.

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From the Field


Open Grant Calls for Proposals

There are currently no open Calls for Proposals.

Sustainable Community Innovation Grants will not be offered for FY2014.

To receive notifications of calls via e-mail, contact the Southern SARE office:

Southern SARE Main Office
1109 Experiment St., Stuckey Building
University of Georgia
Griffin, Ga. 30223
Ph: 770-412-4786
Fax: 770-412-4789

What Is Sustainable Ag? link

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

SARE's Southern Region

Click map for pop-up view. Click Southern Region states on pop-up for state-specific information.