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

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

LS20-328 Preventing Heirs Property and Increasing Agricultural Sustainability: A training for extension agents and limited resource farmers in rural Georgia

LS20-322 HABESHA Agriculture Leadership Opportunity (HALO) Program

LS19-318 A Working Group to Address the Challenge of Food Deserts Through Urban Agriculture

LS19-309 Evaluating the Impact of Biostimulants on Blueberry Growth and Soil Biological Health

LS18-301 Expanding Marketing Opportunities for Dried Nutraceutical Sericea Lespedeza Products for Small-scale Farmers

LS18-299 Sustainable Management Options for Whitefly-transmitted Viruses in Cucurbit Production

LS18-298 Biocontrol with Benefits: Enhancing Sustainability by Adding Value

LS18-293 Building a System of Sustainable Agriculture in the Southeast Black Belt Region Through Education and Technical Assistance

LS18-290 A Southern Cover Crop Website to Encourage Cover Crop Adoption

LS17-281 Increasing Practice of Sustainable Forestry Among Minority and Limited-resource Forest Landowners in Georgia

LS17-278 Developing Sustainable Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) Farming in Georgia through Evaluation of Grow-out Methodology, Distribution, and Marketing

On-Farm Research Grants

OS19-126 Off-season Plant-parasitic Nematode Management for Vegetables Through Biofumigant Cover Crops

Graduate Student Grants

GS19-217 Evaluating Stakeholder Perceptions on Palmer Amaranth Management in Georgia

GS19-216 Assessing the Conditions Informing Direct-to-Consumer Access for Hispanic Immigrant Farmers in South Florida

GS19-197 Aphid Parasitism: A sustainable biocontrol option against aphid pests of pecans in the Southeastern U.S.

Producer Grants

FS20-328 Testing Methods to Develop a Soil Food Web in Clay Soils