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 Georgia. To find a complete list of reports on previously funded projects in Georgia, 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

LS23-387 Labor Demands and Hiring Practices of Southern Cattle-Dairy Farmers Under H-2A Program's Current Guidelines and Proposed Modifications

LS23-386 Building In Soil and Market Diversity for Greater Farm and Community Wellbeing

LS22-368 Managing Markets: Assessing the relationship between farmers market management and farmers' economic viability and quality of life

LS21-361 Economic Benefits and Marketing Implications of Co-labeling Strategies for Small Organic Producers

LS21-358 Small Farms and Big Market Barriers

LS20-340 Pecan Hedge-pruning: A sustainable management option for the Southeastern U.S.

Education Grants

EDS23-050 Urban Agricultural Work/Study Experience for Young Urban Adults

EDS22-39 Tractor, Small Engine, and Hand Tool Selection, Use, Maintenance, and Repair for Small to Mid-scale Sustainable Farms

EDS22-36 Organic for All -- Whole Systems Organic Agriculture for Farmers of Color

Professional Development Program Grants

SPDP23-023 Funding, Fundamentals, and Fellowship: The MANRRS Grantsmanship Training Program

On-Farm Research Grants

OS23-166 Saffron: A new high-value crop for underserved farmers in Southern US

OS22-150 Boosting Blueberry Patch Production and Native Bee Abundances Using Wildflower Patches

Graduate Student Grants

GS22-269 Exploration and Evaluation of the Native Parasitoids of Invasive Spotted-wing Drosophila for Biological Control

GS22-264 Social Valuation of Forest-based Services of Female Forest Landowners in Georgia, United States

GS21-236 Identifying the Roles of Predatory Natural Enemies in Pecan Systems: Molecular-based framework for sustainable pest management

Producer Grants

FS23-359 A Path to Southern Tea: Propagation of Camellia Sinensus to Support an Alternative Field Crop for Southern Farmers

FS23-349 Research for the Validation of Regenerative Citrus

FS22-344 Enriching Vermicast Through the Use of Bokashi-fermented Food Waste Inputs