2002 Annual Report
Consumers across the nation are beginning to seek food produced using more environmentally sound methods. That trend offers a wide range of profitable opportunities for farmers and ranchers. The 2002 annual report of USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program features 12 projects from across the country that explore sustainable farming systems.
This edition includes profiles from around the country of crop/livestock systems, innovative marketing strategies, integrated pest management, organic farming, local food systems and farmer education.