Southern SARE Announces Graduate Student Grant Awards

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SSARE) announced that it funded 20 Graduate Student Grant projects for FY2022, totaling $316,024. Master’s and PhD students enrolled at accredited institutions throughout the Southern region are eligible to apply for the program. A list of the funded projects is available online and includes projects on pest control, climate change adaptation, cover crops, plant variety development, soil health and fertility, and the role of Black farmer organizers in promoting healthy and sustainable local community food access.