Western SARE Funding Opportunity for Graduate Students

Apply for Western SARE $25,000 Research and Education Project The Graduate Student projects address issues in sustainable agriculture of current and potential importance to the western region. They include both a research and outreach component. These grants provide a maximum of $25,000 and may last for up to two years. Those eligible to apply are masters or…

Northeast SARE Now Accepting Farmer Grant Applications

Farmer Grant Applications Due November 27, 2018 Northeast SARE offers grants to farmers to conduct research addressing issues that affect farming and the food system in the Northeast. Competitive proposals offer innovation through techniques that test a new idea or apply a known idea in a new way. Reviewers look to fund projects that are well-designed…

Distilling Research Grant Auction 2018 Launched

The American Distilling Institute is proud to announce a new initiative that will support craft distilling by funding scientific research. The newly formed non-profit Distilling Research Grant (DRG) will be funded from an online auction site filled with donations from world-class vendors. The funds will be dispersed to distillers and distilling industry researchers by an independent Advisory Committee composed…

Western SARE Professional Development Program Call for Proposals

Western SARE’s Call for Proposals for the Professional Development Program has been released. Deadline is November 7, 2018, noon MST. Professional Development Program (PDP) Grants are aimed at helping Cooperative Extension Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service and other agricultural professionals in the Western Region increase their understanding and proficiency in sustainable agriculture. These grants focus on training agricultural professionals to help them spread…

Heirloom Malt Brewing Award Nominees Announced

Ten nominated breweries have been chosen by the RMI Analytic Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 jury, headed by Sylvia Kopp of the Brewers Association. Ms. Kopp and her team of 4 international judges selected the best beer recipes out of 28 candidates from 9 countries. The 10 nominees will compete for the RMI Analytics Heirloom Malt…

AMBA Summaries: June Barley Acreage & Stock Reports

The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) has prepared summaries of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) June acreage report and grain stocks. Highlights include a 2.7% increase in barley planted, which is attributed primarily to NASS reinstated reporting in seven states: Kansas, Maine, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The reinstatement…

Northeast SARE Competitive Grants: 2019 Call for Preproposals Now Open

The Call for Preproposals for Northeast SARE grants is now open for three grant programs: Research and Education, Professional Development, and Research for Novel Approaches. Preproposals are due by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on July 10, 2018. Learn more about which grant program is the best fit for your project by using the Northeast SARE decision tree.