SARE is a program of partnerships. This is especially borne out in the projects that SARE funds: Countless projects are widely meaningful to U.S. agriculture because they involve collaborations that draw together researchers, educators, farmers and ranchers, public agencies and nonprofit organizations. 2015/2016 Report from the Field is full of stories of research and education projects that are successful in large part because they have partnerships at their core. For example:

Read also about the impact of the Sustainable Agriculture Fellowship, a two-year professional development opportunity for Extension educators that has been conducted since 2007 through a partnership between SARE and the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA). “Our SARE Fellows are generally early or mid-career, and have gone on to serve in leadership roles in NACAA and Extension," says Ohio State University's Mike Hogan, a past president of NACAA. "They are leaders in sustainability for our Extension system and our newer educators.”