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SARE Outreach Hires New Technical Review Specialist

SARE Outreach is excited to welcome Jermaine Hinds to the team as our new Technical Review Specialist. Jermaine is excited to support SARE in our mission of producing accessible educational tools for diverse agricultural audiences. His primary responsibilities will include evaluating recent SARE-funded projects and translating their results into practical, how-to information for educational and […]

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Our Farms, Our Future Conference: A Hands-On Vision For Sustainable Agriculture

Molly Rockamann     For Molly Rockamann, hands-on experiences for beginning farmers and curious consumers will be critical to ensuring a sound future for sustainable agriculture. At 15, Rockamann visited Mueller organic farm in her father’s hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. She told herself that one day, she’d work on that […]

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Reducing Medusahead and Preparing the Land for Restoration

"Ranchers are hurting." That one thought is why Kip Panter, Research Animal Scientist at the USDA-ARS in Utah, is passionate about the collaborative work he, other Utah-based researchers, extension professionals, and ranchers have led to restore degraded grasslands. The inspired project team, studying at three ranches, found a “really good economical way to reduce medusahead […]

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Prototype Farm Machine Expands Applications in Organic Vegetable Crop Production

LEXINGTON, Kentucky – University of Kentucky researchers have designed, built and tested a low-cost, mechanized system for organic vegetable production to help small-scale growers reduce their labor costs, increase their scale of operations, reduce input costs and increase production compared to conventional organic production practices. In a Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) On-Farm […]

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In Memory of Bill Wilcke

                Bill Wilcke, image courtesy of the University of Minnesota On November 18, 2013, our dear SARE colleague and friend, Dr. William (Bill) Wilcke, passed away. Bill was born and raised on a small, diversified crop and livestock farm in northwest Iowa. As with many farming families in […]

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NCR-SARE Establishes “NCR-SARE Hero Recognition,” Honors Bill Wilcke

                Bill Wilcke, photo courtesy of the University of Minnesota NCR-SARE is pleased to announce that William F. Wilcke is the first person to receive the “NCR-SARE Hero Recognition.” Coordinated by the NCR-SARE Alumni Organization, this recognition recognizes the leadership, vision, contributions, and impact that these heroes have made […]

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Beth Nelson Named Regional Coordinator and Director for NCR-SARE

Dr. Beth Nelson has been named the Regional Coordinator and Director of Research and Education Programs for the North Central Region of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (NCR-SARE). Her appointment is effective Monday, July 16, 2012, when she replaced Interim Regional Coordinator Dr. Vance Morey, who was filling in for Dr. Bill Wilcke, […]

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The Brilliance of a Scientist: George Washington Carver

NCR-SARE grant recipient and Administrative Council member, Edgar Hicks, and NCR-SARE Administrative Council member, Nancy Williams, recently contributed to a feature about George Washington Carver in Revive Omaha Magazine's Empowerment Edition. -------------------- The Brilliance of a Scientist Through the Carver Grange of Omaha (CarGO) Source: Revive Omaha Magazine, by By No More Empty Pots, Susan Whitfield […]

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NCR-SARE Hires Beth Nelson to Coordinate R&E and Graduate Student Grant Programs

Beth Nelson has been hired as the Associate Director for the NCR-SARE program, a new position at NCR-SARE. Housed at the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul campus, Nelson will support the NCR-SARE Research and Education and Graduate Student grant programs administratively, and provide leadership for SARE within the region. Prior to coming to her new […]

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NCR-SARE Hires Rob Myers to Coordinate PDP Program

The NCR-SARE program would like to welcome Rob Myers to the NCR-SARE staff. Myers has been hired as the Professional Development Program (PDP) Coordinator for the program, replacing Interim PDP Coordinator Linda Kleinschmit and her predecessor, Paula Ford. The PDP coordinator provides leadership for the region’s professional development effort. Myers will work closely with Linda […]