Grant Writing for On-Farm Research


Workshop audio recording from the 2017 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


Diane Mayerfeld and Margaret Krome
Friday Session II

Join two experienced grant writers to learn how to design on-farm research to provide meaningful answers, identify potential funding sources, and maximize your grant-writing success. Discover skills you already have to help you succeed.

Diane Mayerfeld is the sustainable agriculture coordinator for University of Wisconsin Extension, and is a PhD candidate researching silvopasture. Before joining UW Extension in 2006 she wrote a sustainable agriculture curriculum for high school students, worked for Iowa State University Extension, and for the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

Margaret Krome is policy director for the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy, Wis. She has expertise in grant writing, federal and state farm policy, and new USDA crop insurance programs supporting diversified farms. She is on the board of the National Center for Appropriate Technology.