This story features NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grant recipient and Iowa State University graduate student, Stefan Gailans, and his work on investigating different crop rotations that include canola and winter cover in order to provide farmers with recommendations about establishing alternative systems in Iowa.
Source: Iowa Farmer Today, Gene Lucht
AMES — Imagine an Iowa that is not completely brown and drab in November and March.
That is the Iowa Mary Wiedenhoeft and her fellow researchers at Iowa State University are checking out through their experiments...Read More
The public is invited to a day of learning and celebration at Hilltop Community Farm, a small, diversified, community-supported agriculture farm and orchard near LaValle, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14. This event features Erin's Schneider's NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant project, which assessed the sustainability of growing non-traditional fruit tree crops on Hilltop Community Farm, a community supported agriculture operation, on the eastern edge of Wisconsin's Driftless region.
Source: Reedsburg Times-Press,
On July 14, visitors to Hilltop Community Farm will be able to celebrate fruit...Read More
Researchers in Missouri are using an NCR-SARE grant to increase knowledge about the elderberry market in the region and estimate future trends and growth potential. They hope to help identify the most appropriate strategies that can be adopted by elderberry growers and value-added processors to deal with the industry’s specific competitive forces. This feature in The Washington Post highlights some their work.
To read more about this Research and Education elderberry project, visit the MySARE reporting site here.
Source: Washington Post
HARTSBURG, Mo. — Missouri farmer...Read More