Northeast SARE’s network of state coordinators–housed at each land grant university throughout the region–conduct professional development programs and share information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources in their respective states.
New Jersey State SARE Coordinator Project:
Development of Hemp Production Resources for New Jersey
This professional development project, conducted by the team of New Jersey’s SARE coordinators at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, is focused on the agronomics of industrial hemp. There are currently 54 farmers with state permits to grow hemp in New Jersey. Because production and market opportunities are expected to grow, the project seeks to address the need […]
SARE in New Jersey
Since 1988, SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation.
New Jersey Impacts
Recent sare news from the mid-atlantic
Down by the Bay: Project Supports Safe Oyster Production
Oyster production is a key contributor to the local food economy in New Jersey’s Delaware Bay. The “merroir” of the Bay’s tide flats gives oysters their unique and desired taste. However, recent increases in illnesses caused by raw oyster consumption threaten the Bay’s oyster farming future. The culprit is Vibrio parahaemolyticus (Vp), a bacterium commonly […]