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Updated Guide to USDA Financial Assistance Programs

Opens doors to millions of dollars of available funding in sustainable ag, forestry, conservation, more.

UAPB Field Day

Highlighting Research from Our 1890 Land-Grant Partners

Learn what efforts exist to assist minority and limited-resource farmers in sustainable ag.

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Sustainable Weed Control Methods in Organic Coffee Fields

This informative video from Puerto Rico outlines various sustainable methods for managing weeds in organic coffee production.

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Index 2014

Our end of the year report on final projects and on-going funded research throughout the region for 2014.

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Ecological Strategies to Manage Insects on the Farm

Updated SARE publication includes new chapter on pollinators.

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  

SARE Translates Popular Resources to Reach Growing Spanish-Speaking Audience

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Three percent of farm owners are Hispanic, up 21 percent from 2007 to 2012, according to the most recent Ag Census. Would you prefer reading information about farming in Spanish? Do you work with farmers and ranchers who prefer Spanish-language educational materials? SARE is excited to present Spanish translations of some of our most popular resources, both in print and online.

SARE’s translated resources include:

·         ¿Qué es la Agricultura Sustentable? (What is Sustainable Agriculture?)   
 This report explores sustainable agriculture by highlighting producers, educators and researchers who have successfully implemented sustainable agricultural practices—from marketing and community vitality to cover crops and grazing—during their SARE grant.

·         Avicultura Rentable (Profitable Poultry)
 Read about farmers involved in sustainable poultry production, including research on raising chickens and turkeys with sustainable production systems that maintain profitability.

·         25 Años de SARE (25 Years of SARE)
 Discover how SARE has been at the forefront of innovation in sustainable agriculture for the past 25 years by funding research and educational projects on cover crops, rotational grazing, marketing, whole-farm systems and much more.

·         Estrategias Económico-Ambientales en la Crianza de Cerdos (Profitable Pork)
 Learn how to successfully produce pork on a small scale. Read profiles of successful hog producers and discover SARE-funded research on everything from greater profits to better-tasting pork raised in alternative hog systems.

·         In addition, SARE grantees sometimes produce practical resources in Spanish during the course of their SARE-funded project. Visit www.SARE.org/espanol to see what is available.

Print copies of these titles are free to order and ship within the United States and its island protectorates.

SARE is committed to reaching diverse audiences interested in sustainable agriculture. These translations, produced in partnership by Southern SARE and SARE Outreach, will improve access to sustainable agriculture information for those U.S. farming audiences who are more comfortable reading in Spanish. All of these translated materials and other grantee-produced products in Spanish are available at www.SARE.org/espanol.

**Please note that applications for SARE grants must be submitted in English.


Stay Informed

What Is Sustainable Ag? link

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


Open Grant Calls for Proposals

There are currently no open Calls for Proposals.

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


Other Sources of Funding

Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities

Type: Book

This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture. 

Published: 2014
Pages: 88

Online Version: Free

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