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.
University of Maryland--College Park state coordinator position currently vacant.
Naveen Kumar Dixit
Maryland State SARE Coordinator Projects:
Cultivation of Asian Indian Vegetables on the Delmarva Peninsula
Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the American Asian populations on the East Coast, including the Delmarva Peninsula. This growing ethnic Asian population and associated food and culinary industries generate demand and opportunities for local growers to grow Asian Indian vegetables. Currently, most of these vegetables are imported from South […]
Improving the Effectiveness of Farmer Outreach as an Agricultural Service Provider in Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland
Farmers in Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland need regular assistance and education from well-trained agriculture service providers (ASPs) in order to maintain sustainable farms. Outreach is often delivered by knowledgeable, well-meaning professionals in ways that do not fully help farmers understand and process new information into successful decision-making on their farms. Many ASPs […]
SARE in Maryland
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.
Recent sare News from Maryland
New Edition of "Building Soils for Better Crops" Now Available
The fourth edition of SARE’s most popular book, Building Soils for Better Crops: Ecological Management for Healthy Soils, is now available online and in print. The book covers everything from soil organic matter and nutrient cycles to ecological soil management including sections on cover crops, compost, reduced tillage, addressing fertility issues and more. Building Soils […]