SARE Funded Projects

Southern SARE offers grant opportunities to individuals and institutions in the Southern region. Below is a list of presently funded SARE projects in Arkansas. To find a complete list of reports on previously funded projects in Arkansas, search the Project Database. Reading through some of the project reports can help you understand the types of projects SARE funds before you submit a grant yourself.


Research and Education Grants

LS19-317 Innovative Nutrient Management Options for Sustainable Pasture Land Intensification

LS19-316 Forage Establishment and Management in Arkansas’ Silvopasture for Small Beef Producers

LS18-295 Taking Your Farm to the Next Level: Business and financial planning for sustainable farms and ranches

LS18-292 Increasing Farm Profitability Through Whole Farm Record-keeping and Analysis

LS17-282 High Tunnel Grape Production Systems: A novel sustainable approach to growing grapes

Professional Development Program Grants

ES20-155 Utilizing Insect and Irrigation Monitoring to Enhance Sustainable Vegetable Production: Extension educator training for Arkansas

ES20-154 Demystifying Regenerative Grazing and Soil Health

Graduate Student Grants

GS19-218 Educational Resources to Develop Value-added Products from Farmers’ Market Surplus

GS19-208 Evaluation of Different Ensiling Methods and the Effect on Feeding Value of the Residual Material from Edamame Soybean Processing

GS19-207 The Impacts of Native Plant Diversity on Native Bee Development and Soil Health

GS18-186 Development of Native Pollinator Habitat within Livestock Pasture

On-Farm Research Grants

OS19-124 The Impact of Estimated Breeding Values on Parasite Resistance and Reduced Parasitism in Sheep

OS18-116 Cover Crop Effect on Nematode Activity in the Soil

Producer Grants

FS19-320 Implementation of Biointensive Organic Production Principles in Agroforestry Systems: An examination of efficacious cultivated berry and vegetable production in temperate forests through alley cropping and companion planting