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North Central Region SARE announces 2016 Call for Farmer Rancher Grant Proposals

Farmers and ranchers have a critical insight when it comes to improving their systems. Whether they need to limit off-farm inputs, reduce erosion, create more time for family or community activities, learn marketing skills, or find other ways to enhance their livelihoods, farmers and ranchers can turn to the North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) for grant opportunities and information. In 1992, NCR-SARE began a competitive Farmer Rancher Grant Program exclusively to fund farmers and ranchers striving for agricultural sustainability.

NCR-SARE’s Farmer Rancher Grant Program is a competitive grants program for farmers and ranchers who want to explore sustainable solutions to problems through on-farm research, demonstration, and education projects.

Farmer Rancher grants have funded a variety of topics including pest/disease management, crop and livestock production, education/outreach, networking, quality of life issues, marketing, soil quality, energy, and more.

Download grant applications at Farmer Rancher Grant Program. Deadline for receipt of proposals: Thursday, December 3rd, 2015, 4:00 P.M. CST.

For more information or to receive a hard copy or email file of the call, contact:

Joan Benjamin, NCR-SARE
c/o Lincoln University
900 Lesile Blvd, Lorenzo J. Greene Hall
Jefferson City MO 65101
Phone: 573-681-5545
Email: ncrsare@umn.edu

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