Partnership Grant Program

Grants to USA Agricultural Professionals in Midwestern
States for Collaborations with Farmers and Ranchers

GrantWatch ID#: 163678
Agency Type:


North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE)

10/27/16 4:00 PM CDT

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Grants of up to $30,000 to USA agricultural educators in Midwestern states for on-farm educational, research, and demonstration projects. Examples of appropriate projects include on-farm testing of cropping system strategies or grazing systems, developing a curriculum regarding food storage for farmers and processors, and cooperative efforts to develop new marketing approaches.

Typically three or more farmers or ranchers are expected to be substantially involved in the project. Each farm or ranch must be an independent and separate operation.



Up to $30,000

Projects are funded for up to 24 months.

Any agriculture/natural resource professional in the North Central region may apply.

These professionals are:
- University educators including extension agents and specialists
- NRCS field staff
- Agricultural consultants (individuals who actively consult with farmers and ranchers as certified crop advisors, soils consultants, ranching consultants, etc.)
- Nonprofit or agency staff assisting farmer and ranchers at the local level

The 12 states in the North Central region are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To submit, go to

Beth Nelson, Ph.D., Regional Coordinator (Chapter 1) and Director of Research and Education Programs

120 BAE, University of Minnesota
1390 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Rob Myers, Ph.D., Regional Coordinator (Chapter 3) and Director of
Professional Development (Extension) Programs

University of Missouri
238 Ag Engineering Bldg.
Columbia, MO 65211

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USA: Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Missouri;   Nebraska;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   South Dakota;   Wisconsin

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