Supporting the family farm, promoting conservation, and strengthening communities through sustainable agriculture strategies.Explore our grants
Best Practices for the Sustainable Urban Farm
Check out this new SARE bulletin that discusses the important issues to consider as you establish and manage your urban farm. The resource provides some of the best current practices that urban producers use to develop successful operations.Learn More
What is Sustainable Agriculture?
Every day, farmers and ranchers develop new, innovative strategies to produce and distribute food, fuel and fiber sustainably. The expertise of farmers, ag professionals, and others in the ag community is invaluable when coming up with sustainable solutions to agricultural challenges.Learn More
Breeding Squash for Disease Resistance and Eating Quality
Interested in local seed cultivation? Listen to this episode of ATTRA's Voices from the Field podcast, featuring Virginia plant breeder Edmund Frost and his SSARE breeding work with butternut squashListen Now
2024 SSARE Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals Now Open
GRIFFIN, Georgia – The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) program has released the 2024 Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Grants. Southern SARE Graduate Student Grants are open to Master’s and PhD students, enrolled at accredited institutions across the Southern region, who are interested in exploring areas of sustainable agriculture through quantitative and […]
Using Native Plants as a Cover Crop for Soil and Vegetable Production Benefits
SARE Seeking National Program Manager in Support of Food Loss and Food Waste Initiative in 2024
Using Aerated Compost Tea as a Fertilizer Alternative in Organic Vegetable Production
The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a decentralized competitive grants and education program operating in every state and territory.
Using Summer Cover Crops for Organic No-till Broccoli
SSARE funding helps South Carolina farmers control weeds through better cover crop mixes.
About Southern SARE
Southern SARE offers competitive grants and educational opportunities for producers, researchers, educators, institutions, organizations and others exploring sustainable agriculture in America's South, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
I would like to thank the SARE program for funding my project to expand the possible economic potential yaks can bring to small acreage farms and larger beef producers. This project has brought together a half dozen agricultural specialists from Morehead State University and the University of Kentucky to work on issues concerning yak husbandry. The entire project and where it is leading is exciting.