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

LS20-337 Development and Evaluation of IPM Systems Components for Insect Pests and Pathogens of Cucurbit Crops in the Southeastern U.S.

LS20-332 Silvopasture for Poultry Production with Outdoor Access: Impact on animal welfare, economic, and environmental parameters

LS20-327 A Modular Curriculum for Growing Food Grain for the Local Market

LS20-324 Organic Soil Health Education Conference and Resources for the Southern SARE Region Farmers and Ranchers

Professional Development Program Grants

ES18-144 Sharing the Wealth of Cover Crops: Improved cover crop and soil health knowledge sharing and networking

Graduate Student Grants

GS19-204 Production of High Protein Feeds from Brewer's Spent Grain to Replace Fishmeal in Aquaculture Diets

GS19-202 Cortisol as an Indicator of Stress in Animals Under Different Grazing Systems

On-Farm Research Grants

OS18-122 Sustainable Varroa Mite Management in Honey Bee Queen Production

OS17-107 Use of Protective Covers to Reduce Fungicide Usages in Organic Wine Grape Production in Virginia

Producer Grants

FS20-325 Breeding and Evaluation of Butternut Squash Varieties for Southeast Organic Farms