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

LS23-388 An Approach to Building a Sustainable Small Flock Poultry Operation Through Improvement in Nutrition, Food Safety, and Marketing

LS23-376 Alley Cropping Agroforestry as a Climate Change Resiliency Strategy for Vegetable Production in the Southeastern US

LS20-335 Cover Crops and Cropping System Sustainability in a Changing Global Climate

Education Grants

EDS23-049 Beyond Agri-Curious: Training New Farmers in the Business of Farming

Professional Development Program Grants

SPDP23-022 Sustaining Small Flock Poultry Producers Utilizing a Train-the-trainer Model on Identified Poultry Needs

Graduate Student Grants

GS22-271 Novel Energy Efficient UVC Autonomous Robotics Platform for Sustainable Strawberry Fungal Management

GS22-266 Optimizing Anaerobic/Biological Soil Disinfestation Amendment Composition Through Soil Fermentation Experiments

On-Farm Research Grants

OS22-160 Development of Novel Directed Optical Energy Weed Management Robotics Platform for Sustainable Soybean Farming

OS21-149 Predicting Corn N Response Using Alkaline Mineralizable Nitrogen and Haney Soil Health Tool Nitrogen in TN

Producer Grants

FS22-342 Improving the Cost-efficacy of Silvopasture Establishment in the Southeast

FS21-331 Successional Mushroom Production: Farming multiple species of mushrooms on one substrate to lower input cost, and increase revenue and products sold