Teaching region-specific strategies to protect and improve soil health.
Read about this 2011-2014 Maine effort to train ag service providers in a whole-farm approach to understanding sustainability, with a focus on beginning and women farmers.
Read about this 2011-2014 ME, NH and VT initiative to teach ag service providers strategies for providing sustainable agriculture education to farmers through social media tools.
Read reports from your state coordinator about local education initiatives.
Learn about past awards in Maine and read a one-page summary of grants by type. Includes a highlighted project description in your state.
Video: Farmer grantee Henry Perkins researching sunflower production and processing for oil and meal in Maine.
Video: Maine farmer grantee Hanne Tierney researches feed value of field peas as a forage for hogs.
Read about the most recent grant awards to graduate students in Maine.
Video: Master beekeeper Erin MacGregor-Forbes tests requeening to get cold-tolerant bees and more honey.