Published online: May 08, 2009
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Applications are now available for grants from the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program.
The grants explore ideas or approaches that will sustain Western agriculture. They are available in six categories: Research and Education, Professional Development, Farmer/Rancher, Ag Professional + Producer, Graduate Student and Farm Tours.
Applications can be found on the Western SARE website at under "Grants." by calling 435-797-2257 or by emailing
Western SARE is one of four SARE regions across the country funded through the USDA-Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension System. SARE provides grants and outreach to advance sustainable innovations to the whole of American agriculture. It focuses on profit, protection of land and water and the people who depend of agriculture.
Hosted at Utah State University, Western SARE has funded nearly 1,100 grants worth $43 million since it was begun in 1988. This year, Western SARE funded 43 grants for $2.5 million.