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Field Notes

NCR-SARE's Newsletter

Check out NCR-SARE's new issue of Field Notes for features about the grant projects highlighted below, NCR-SARE's 2017 Heroes, information about the upcoming Our Farms Our Future Conference, and more!  

Developing Michigan's Local, Pasture-Based, Beef Production System

With SARE support, Jason Rowntree and Michigan State University are working to establish a system for pasture-based beef production in Michigan.
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Producer Raises Prawns for Ohio Locavores

Freshwater prawn producer, Don Maloney, received SARE support to experiment with raising and selling freshwater prawns in Ohio.

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Illinois Farmer Build Precision Seeder to Maximize Cover Crop Advantage

Ralph Upton received SARE support to build a precision, multi-cover crop species seeder on his farm in Illinois.

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Wisconsin Non-Profit Brings Beekeeping to Youth and Community

SARE funded a youth beekeeping pilot program at the Goodman Youth Farm in Madison, Wisconsin, where students learned about keeping bees with help from a local bee expert.
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NCR-SARE is currently accepting grant proposals for the Research and Education Program and the Partnership Grant Program, and will be accepting proposals for the Farmer Rancher and Youth Educator programs later this month. Visit NCR-SAREonline to learn more about our grant and educational opportunities.
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