FORT VALLEY, Georgia -- Nationally known urban agriculturist Will Allen will lead a workshop at Fort Valley State University April 2-3.
Southern SARE is co-sponsoring the Growing Power Workshop, which will take place at the FVSU Pettigrew Center. Registration for the event is $10.
The workshop will begin at noon on April 2 and will include hands-on greenhouse demonstrations and sustainable ag topics of extending the growing season...Read More
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) will hold a free webinar covering the basics of pastured poultry on Feb. 7 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. EST.
"Pastured Poultry Production and Profitability" will cover production as well as common advantages and pitfalls of getting started in the business. The webinar also includes keys for remaining profitable. Click here to register.Read More
GRIFFIN, Georgia – Want to know what's happening in the way of sustainable agriculture in your state? A new feature has been added to our website that now makes it easier to find sustainable agriculture-related information in each state across the Southern region.
Since 1988, we been awarding sustainable agriculture grants and providing educational resources in 13 states and two island protectorates. A “SARE in Your State”...Read More
Recently the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) released its Organic Land Grant Assessment Report, the first national assessment of organic research, education and outreach in the Land Grant system.
OFRF used an 8-point system to score the level of organic activity at each institution, including certified organic research land; having a student organic or sustainable farm; offering an organic major, minor, or certificate;...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – The 2012 Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SAWG) Conference was the best attended yet, with preliminary numbers coming in at around 1,275 participants.
Farmers, ranchers, researchers, Extension agents, and community groups gathered in Little Rock, AR, Jan. 18-21 for the Southern SAWG “Practical Tools & Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms” Conference to visit farms, attend intensive...Read More