North Central SARE

Missouri is part of the North Central SARE Region, which includes:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

The USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is a federal competitive grants program with regional leadership and decision making structures. Authorized by the 1985 Farm Bill, SARE was first funded in 1988. FY99 funding totals $11.4 million. SARE works to increase knowledge about and help farmers and ranches adopt sustainable practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and beneficial to local communities and society in general. SARE provides funding for research, demonstration, education, and extension projects carried out by scientists, producers, educators, and private sector representatives.

Extension publications

Other Web sites

Contacts

  • Dan Downing
    University of Missouri
    Missouri State Sustainable Agriculture Co-coordinator
    205 Agriculture Engineering Building
    Columbia
    Phone: 573-882-0085
    downingd@missouri.edu
  • K. B. Paul
    Lincoln University
    Missouri State Sustainable Agriculture Co-coordinator
    PO Box 29
    Jefferson City
    Phone: 573-681-5584
    Fax: 573-681-5546
    paulk@lincolnu.edu