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

LS23-384 Evaluation of Soil Solarization as a Sustainable Management Method for Pests, Pathogens, and Weeds in Southeastern High Tunnels

Education Grants

EDS23-045 Adaptive Apiary for the Education of Appalachian Military Veterans

Professional Development Program Grants

SPDP21-05 Creating a Specialty Crop Sustainable Production Community of Practice for Kentucky Agriculture Professionals

SPDP21-02 Learning About Equity and Inclusion in the Food System Through a Storytelling Curriculum and Training for 4H Agents and Middle School Agriculture Teachers

ES20-158 Helping Agricultural Professionals and Mentoring Farmers to Train Previously Unreached Farmers About Sustainable Agriculture

On-Farm Research Grants

OS23-161 Urban BIPOC Farms Mentoring Program

OS22-157 Yaks Add Farm Diversification

Producer Grants

FS23-357 Explore Average Daily Gain of Warm Season Perennial Grasses for Commercial Meat Goats

FS23-352 Improving Yak Artificial Insemination Conception Rates and Providing Data for Informed Decision-making for Improving Farm Sustainability

FS21-335 Development of AI for Yak Semen and the Potential Economic Benefits to Southern Region Yak, Small Acreage Farmers and Beef Producers