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    and other aquaculture products amounts to around 26 million Commercial aquaculture is a solid traditional industry However interest is growing in the areas of alternative fish farming small scale aquaculture and water gardening also known as aquaponics Aquaculture is an attractive alternative farming enterprise for many farmers for a number of reasons This topic room includes a collection of educational materials such as articles and videos developed out of Southern SARE funded aquaculture research for those interested in fish farming or incorporating fish into a crop production system Forestry and Agroforestry According to the U S Department of Agriculture Forest Service the Southern region has over 200 million acres of forestland with nearly 90 percent of it privately owned Forestland in the South is some of the most dynamic diverse and productive in the nation and is a major agricultural revenue driver for many Southern states contributing 200 billion annually to the nation s economy Many forestland owners assume timber harvesting is the only way to make money from their land But non timber products such as pine straw hunting leases and agroforestry serve as additional revenue streams In addition the Southern region has a great potential for developing various agroforestry practices because of the region s suitable environment to support all components of the system This Southern region SARE topic room includes a collection of educational materials developed out of SARE funded forestry and agroforestry research for those interested in sustainable ag practices of forest and woodland management and the integration of forestland with crops and livestock Honeybees Native Bees and Alternative Pollinators SARE has a long history of supporting pollinators through grant funded projects and practical resources that focus on pest and disease management beekeeping practices bee breeding habitat development and management and incorporating bees in sustainable production practices Through such sustainable research and education the sustainability of beekeeping practices the sustainable relationship between pollinators and the environment and the development of profitable marketing and value added activities and products generated from the work of bees are consistently being reinforced This Southern region SARE topic room includes a collection of educational materials such as articles videos publications and Power Point presentations developed out of SARE funded pollinator research for those interested in bees and beekeeping Pastured Poultry Interest in pastured poultry production among small scale farmers has grown significantly in recent decades because it is often an inexpensive way to add supplemental revenue and diversification to small farms especially for those with limited resources Small flock production can include chickens turkeys and other species such as ducks geese and quail Diversification of animal species and the myriad ways those birds can be incorporated into on farm production make for an attractive enterprise In addition components of pastured poultry production such as animal waste and housing facilities are effective in value added production and niche marketing This topic room includes a collection of educational materials developed out of decades of Southern region SARE funded pastured poultry research Small Ruminants

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  • Search the Database
    National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health About Us What is Sustainable Agriculture History of SSARE Advisory Leadership Contact SSARE AC State Coordinator Tools SARE Travel Search the Database Grants Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Search Grant Projects Search the Database Grant Project Products Funded Grants in Your State Special Project Reports Professional Development Program SARE in Your State Apply for a PDP Grant State Ag Coordinators Funded Grants in Your State Fellows Search for Excellence Programs Educational Resources Books Bulletins Courses and Curricula Fact Sheets From the Field Multimedia Newsletters SARE Project Products SSARE Snapshots SARE Biennial Reports SANET SARE Program Materials Topic Rooms News and Media Press Releases Common Ground Newsletter Index Annual Report Join Our Mailing List Social Media Media Toolkit Southern SARE Logo Events Southern SARE Event Calendar Southern Region Cover Crops Conference National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health About Us What is Sustainable Agriculture History of SSARE Advisory Leadership Contact SSARE AC State Coordinator Tools SARE Travel Home Search Grant Projects Search the Database Search Grant Projects Search the Database Grant Project Products Funded Grants in Your State Special Project Reports Search the Database Search the Database Grant Project Products Funded Grants in Your State Special Project Reports Can t find something Ask or send feedback SARE s mission is to advance to the whole of American agriculture innovations that improve profitability stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education SARE s vision is Search the Database You can locate SARE project summaries and get more information on funded grant proposals two ways Search past and current project summaries from all four SARE regions Clicking

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  • About Southern SARE Grants
    providing site specific and profitable sustainable farming and ranching methods that strengthen agricultural competitiveness satisfy human food and fibre needs maintain and enhance the quality and productivity of the soil conserve soil water energy natural resources and fish and wildlife habitat protect endangered species and maintain and improve the quality of surface and groundwater Protect the health and safety of persons involved in the food farm system Enhance the quality of life for farmers ranchers and society as a whole in part by increasing income and employment especially profitable self employment opportunities in agriculture and rural communities Specifically a major goal is to strengthen the family farm system of agriculture a system characterized by small and moderate sized farms that are principally owner operated Promote crop livestock and enterprise diversification and the well being of animals and Strengthen rural communities by creating economic conditions including value added products that foster locally owned business and employment opportunities Grant Opportunities The primary tools of the SARE program are grants which are offered annually to farmers researchers educators non profits community based organizations and community activists in the agricultural community Grants are not the only tools but grant funds are understood to be the chief lubricant in the development of new approaches and new ideas SARE seeks out innovation in sustainable agriculture and rewards grant applicants who offer up interesting potentially workable ideas The SARE program also emphasizes outreach and the dissemination of project results so that the grant program will have the widest possible benefit Southern SARE administers several grants each with its own priorities and audiences The application process always begins with the release of Calls for Proposals Applicants are strongly encouraged to download and read the Call for Proposals before applying for a grant All the rules and guidelines and everything you need to complete the application process and successfully submit your project can be found in the Call for Proposals If after reading a call you still have questions about whether that grant is best for your ideas contact us at ssare uga edu Research Education Grants Competitive research grants for teams of interdisciplinary researchers that encourage a systems approach in sustainable agriculture Large Systems Research Grants Competitive research grants for teams of interdisciplinary researchers who already have successful agriculture systems research in place but need support to accomplish additional long term research goals Graduate Student Grants Competitive research grants for full time graduate students attending accredited universities in the Southern region who are interested in conducting sustainable agriculture research Professional Development Program Grants A train the trainer grants program that provides or enables training activities to agricultural professionals in sustainable agriculture Research projects and farmer outreach or education projects do not qualify for this funding On Farm Research Grants Competitive research grants for ag professionals who currently and regularly work with farmers and ranchers in areas of sustainable agriculture On Farm Research Grants are not open to farmers Producer Grants Competitive research grants for individual farmers ranchers or

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  • What is Systems Research?
    Products SSARE Snapshots SARE Biennial Reports SANET SARE Program Materials Topic Rooms News and Media Press Releases Common Ground Newsletter Index Annual Report Join Our Mailing List Social Media Media Toolkit Southern SARE Logo Events Southern SARE Event Calendar Southern Region Cover Crops Conference National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health About Us What is Sustainable Agriculture History of SSARE Advisory Leadership Contact SSARE AC State Coordinator Tools SARE Travel Home Grants Systems Research Grants Systems Research Video Perspectives on Systems Research Bulletin Perspectives on Systems Research Workshop Systems Science Grantsmanship PowerPoint Presentation Agricultural Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Systems Research Systems Research Video Perspectives on Systems Research Bulletin Perspectives on Systems Research Workshop Systems Science Grantsmanship PowerPoint Presentation Agricultural Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Can t find something Ask or send feedback SARE s mission is to advance to the whole of American agriculture innovations that improve profitability stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education SARE s vision is What is Systems Research Southern SARE s Approach to Systems Research When trying to define an elusive term like systems research it s easier to start with what we know it is not Most agricultural field research is component research Component research is easy to understand alter something say the amount of fertilizer two plots receive Then measure something such as the yield from each of the two plots Assume the difference in yield resulted from the two different fertilizer rates and call that well your results Much good information has been gained from well conducted component research but one shortcoming of a component view is that sometimes a solution to a problem creates new problems to be solved Using the fertilizer example above perhaps the increased rate of fertilizer leached into the water table or promoted rampant weed growth Still the component approach prevailed as long as increased yield was the primary goal of agricultural research However when society began demanding more of agriculture than bushels per acre suddenly researchers had to consider environmental regulations farm family quality of life expectations consumer demands and a host of other concerns Revisiting that fertilizer example today researchers might also need to keep track of whether quail habitat was impacted along the field borders or whether the fertilizer was approved for organic certification On that new more complex research agenda production is only one component of an agricultural system In systems research numerous factors are constantly interacting so there is no easy way to clearly explain how all of these interactions produce a result Compared to component research a systems approach is more complicated more expensive and usually requires more time to unravel the nature of relationships With those challenges

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  • About SSARE grant types
    Research Education Grants Large Systems Research Grants Professional Development Grants On Farm Research Grants Producer Grants Sustainable Community Innovation Grants Graduate Student Grants James Harrison Hill Sr Young Scholar Enhancement Grant Program Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Types of Grants Systems Research Types of Grants Research Education Grants Large Systems Research Grants Professional Development Grants On Farm Research Grants Producer Grants Sustainable Community Innovation Grants Graduate Student Grants James Harrison Hill Sr Young Scholar Enhancement Grant Program Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Can t find something Ask or send feedback SARE s mission is to advance to the whole of American agriculture innovations that improve profitability stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education SARE s vision is Types of Grants Southern SARE offers several different grant opportunities throughout the Southern region each with its own audiences and own priorities Learn more about each one to determine which grant may be right for you The application process always begins with the release of Calls for Proposals Applicants are strongly encouraged to download and read the Call for Proposals before applying for a grant All the rules and guidelines and everything you need to complete the application process and successfully submit your project can be found in the Call for Proposals If after reading a Call you still have questions about whether that grant is best for your ideas contact us at ssare uga edu Research Education Grants Research and Education projects are conducted by teams of interdisciplinary researchers specializing in sustainable agricultural systems Large Systems Research Grants Large Systems Research

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  • Grant Deadlines Checklist
    Grants in Your State Search Grant Projects Search the Database Grant Project Products Funded Grants in Your State Special Project Reports Professional Development Program SARE in Your State Apply for a PDP Grant State Ag Coordinators Funded Grants in Your State Fellows Search for Excellence Programs Educational Resources Books Bulletins Courses and Curricula Fact Sheets From the Field Multimedia Newsletters SARE Project Products SSARE Snapshots SARE Biennial Reports SANET SARE Program Materials Topic Rooms News and Media Press Releases Common Ground Newsletter Index Annual Report Join Our Mailing List Social Media Media Toolkit Southern SARE Logo Events Southern SARE Event Calendar Southern Region Cover Crops Conference National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health About Us What is Sustainable Agriculture History of SSARE Advisory Leadership Contact SSARE AC State Coordinator Tools SARE Travel Home Grants Grant Deadlines Grants Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Grant Deadlines Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Can t find something Ask or send feedback SARE s mission is to advance to the whole of American agriculture innovations that improve profitability stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education SARE s vision is Grant Deadlines Checklist January 2016 Technical review of proposals February 2016 Administrative Council meets and announces Research Education Large Systems Professional Development Program grant awards Request for ANNUAL project reports Graduate Student Grant Calls for Proposals released March 2016 Research Education Grant Calls for Pre Proposals released Professional Development Program Grant Calls for Pre Proposals released Producer Grant awards announced On Farm Research Grant

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  • Get SSARE Calls for Proposals
    Coordinator Tools SARE Travel Home Grants Apply for a Grant Grants Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Grant CFP Archives Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Apply for a Grant Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Grant CFP Archives Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Can t find something Ask or send feedback SARE s mission is to advance to the whole of American agriculture innovations that improve profitability stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education SARE s vision is Grant Calls for Proposals Each year Southern SARE invites applicants to submit proposals for the various grant opportunities that are offered The application process always begins with the release of Calls for Proposals Applicants are strongly encouraged to download and read the Call for Proposals before applying for a grant All the rules and guidelines and everything you need to complete the application process and successfully submit your project can be found in the Call for Proposals If after reading a call you still have questions about whether that grant is best for your ideas contact us at ssare uga edu Research and Education Grant CFP for 2017 is now open Pre proposal application deadline is 5 p m EST June 3 2016 Learn more about systems research before applying for this grant Large Systems Research Grant CFP is for information purposes only Learn more about systems research before applying for this grant Graduate Student Grant CFP for 2016 is now open Application submission deadline is May 6 2016 at 5 p m EST Professional Development Program CFP for 2017 is now open

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  • Apply for SSARE grant
    Curricula Fact Sheets From the Field Multimedia Newsletters SARE Project Products SSARE Snapshots SARE Biennial Reports SANET SARE Program Materials Topic Rooms News and Media Press Releases Common Ground Newsletter Index Annual Report Join Our Mailing List Social Media Media Toolkit Southern SARE Logo Events Southern SARE Event Calendar Southern Region Cover Crops Conference National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health About Us What is Sustainable Agriculture History of SSARE Advisory Leadership Contact SSARE AC State Coordinator Tools SARE Travel Home Grants Proposal Budget Checklist Grants Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Proposal Budget Checklist Systems Research Types of Grants Grant Deadlines Apply for a Grant Proposal Budget Checklist Writing Your Grant Managing Your Grant Submitting Grant Reports Funded Grants in Your State Can t find something Ask or send feedback SARE s mission is to advance to the whole of American agriculture innovations that improve profitability stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education SARE s vision is Pre proposal and Application Process Calls for Proposals Southern SARE grants are competitive which means Calls for Proposals are issued for each type of grant The grant programs can be divided into two broad categories The big grant programs Research and Education Large Systems and Professional Development require a two step application process in keeping with the complicated nature of the project activities Pre proposals are evaluated for suitability to SARE s funding guidelines The highest ranking pre proposals are invited to return as a more detailed proposal The smaller grants Graduate Student Sustainable Community On Farm Research or Producer are awarded through a single proposal process Proposal Budget Checklist If you are applying

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