Professional Development Program
SARE's Professional Development Program (PDP) works in every state and island protectorate providing training, grants and resources for ag professionals to build their awareness, knowledge and skills related to sustainable agriculture concepts. PDP opportunities are intended for a wide range of professionals, including:
- Cooperative Extension Service
- Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
- Farm Service Agency (FSA)
- the private sector
Learn more about professional development opportunities in sustainable agriclture.
Interested in a PDP grant? View a sampling of past grant-funded PDP projects and learn how to apply.
Links to Web-based curricula related to organic farming and youth education.
Contact information for state sustainable agriculture coordinators.
The SARE/NACAA Sustainable Agriculture Fellows program enhances understanding of sustainable agriculture and provides broad-based, national exposure to successful and unique sustainable agriculture programs.
The SARE/NACAA Search for Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture program recognizes NACAA members for excellence in the development and implementation of educational programs which advance the adoption of sustainable management practices by farmers and ranchers.