Here is a MSU campus based presentation  on writing grants to secure SARE funding if you are interested. Sorry for double vision, if you got elsewhere. 
Vicki Morrone
Organic Farming Specialist
Center For Regional Food Systems at MSU
480 Wilson Rd. Room 303
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-353-3542/517-282-3557 (cell)
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Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 7:32 AM
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Subject: Fw: SARE Funding Seminar



Opportunities for research, education, extension, and graduate student funding from the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program

Dr. Rob Myers, PDP Coordinator and Director of Extension Programs

Dr. BethNelson, Regional Coordinator and Director of Research and Education Programs

Joan Benjamin, Associate Coordinator, Farmer and Rancher Grant Program


Monday, August 12th

Noon to 1 pm

Plant and Soil Sciences Building (PSSB) A271


Please join us for a pizza lunchand information session on funding opportunities available through the USDA-NIFA SARE program.  A presentation of approximately 30 minutes will be provided by Rob Myers, Beth Nelson and Joan Benjamin on grant opportunities offered through North Central Region SARE, including information on sources of technical information available through the SARE program.  The USDA SARE program is currently funded at $18 million per year nationally.  This presentation should be of interest to a wide range of faculty and graduate students working on agriculture, food, and rural issues at the University of Nebraska.  Following the presentation there will be time for questions and discussion about SARE.  Dale Mutch and Dean Baas, SARE State Coordinators for Michigan, will also be available to answer questions.

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Thomas G. Coon

Director and Professor

Michigan State University Extension

446 West Circle Dr.

Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture, Room 108

East Lansing, MI 48824

517-355-2308 PHONE

517-355-6473 FAX

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