Amanda Douridas, agriculture and natural resources educator, in the Champaign County office of OSU Extension, also has recently been selected to receive a $39,993 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project, "Soil Moisture and Temperature Monitoring in Different Field Management Conditions." This grant was awarded as part of NCR-SARE's Partnership Grant Program. In 2021, more than $638,000 was awarded to 16 projects. This program fosters cooperation between agriculture professionals and small groups of farmers and ranchers to catalyze on-farm research, demonstration, and education activities related to sustainable agriculture. Learn more about the NCR-SARE Partnership Grant Program online.