Highlights from the Program
Each year the National Association of County Agricultural Agents and SARE select four members—one from each region—as SARE Fellows. Over two years, the Fellows travel to each of the SARE regions to learn about sustainable agriculture and enhance their work with farmers.
In the fall of 2013, eight Cooperative Extension agents from around the United States were given a unique training opportunity in Iowa that enhanced their understanding of sustainable agriculture and gave them in-depth exposure to agricultural innovation.
County Extension Agents Learn What Sustainable Agriculture Means to Kentucky through Unique SARE Training Program
Extension agents from across the country visited the Southern region recently for the SARE Fellows Tour.
To sum up my experiences as a SARE Fellow I will have to give some background history into my life as it pertains to sustainable agriculture.
"As part of the first class of SARE Fellows, I want to tell my fellow NACAA members that their participation in the SARE Fellows Program could possibly be the highlight of their career in Extension," says Walt Bumgarner, Penn State Extension.
Eight County Agriculture Agents from around the nation viewed and accessed examples of sustainable agriculture practices at 14 Colorado sites during a three-day set of tours as part of the SARE Sustainable Agriculture Fellows Program May 15-17.
SARE Florida Fellows Tour introduces participants to sustainable ag principles.
Traveling through the hilly Palouse region of eastern Washington can be a dismaying experience after a spring rain storm, watching mud run down the roadways from nearby tilled fields. That is, until you get to John Aeschliman‘s farm.