SARE offers competitive grants to fund research and education projects that advance sustainable agricultural practices in the United States. SARE grants are intended for projects involving research and education only, not to defray the costs associated with starting a farm. A small percentage of SARE funding may be used to purchase the materials required to conduct a research or education project, but generally SARE funding cannot be used to make large purchases for land, equipment or capital investment. Contact your SARE region for specific rules. Visit the appropriate region to learn which grant type is right for you and to access application instructions. Here are some examples of topical areas that SARE grants can address:.
Metrics details. In southern Africa, conservation agriculture CA has received a lot of research and promotional support from various organizations in the past decades. This is because conservation agriculture reduces nitrogen loss in the soil, promotes water and soil conservation and improves agronomic use efficiency of applied nutrients. However, some concerns have been raised over the feasibility of conservation agriculture on smallholder farms given constraints imposed by the biophysical and institutional realities under which smallholder farmers operate. The main aim of this study is to answer the question whether conservation agriculture is resulting in tangible livelihood outcomes to smallholder farmers. The counterfactual outcome approach was used to estimate ex post impact of conservation agriculture adoption on one of the key livelihood outcomes—food security.
Big increases for rural power, WIC, ag research in Biden proposal
Climate change is the the most pressing issue on human life. Ranging from deforestation and the extinction of wildlife, the increasing temperature of the earth poses a wide range of difficulties. For my research paper, I will be scrutinizing the relationship between climate change and agriculture in the United States. The U.
News Releases. Contact: FPAC. Press usda. Incentive payments are provided to producers to offset the risk of implementing innovative approaches. This program harnesses the expertise, resources and capacity of partner organizations nationwide to help NRCS boost natural resource conservation on private lands and support climate smart agriculture.