Meet Your State Coordinators

The West Virginia SARE program is facilitated through a collaboration between
West Virginia University Extension and West Virginia State University Extension Service

West Virginia University NE SARE State Coordinator
Dee-portrait_small Doolarie Singh-Knight, an assistant professor of Agriculture and Resource Economics at WVU, began coordinating the WVU SARE program in 2011. She holds Masters and PhD degrees in Natural Resource Economics from West Virginia University. Her academic interests are in sustainable agriculture, agribusiness and extension education.

Doolarie (Dee) Singh-Knights
Extension Asst. Professor
Extension Specialist, Agricultural Economics
West Virginia University
2038 Agricultural Sciences Bdg, PO Box 6108
Morgantown, WV 26506-6108
Phone: (304) 293-7606
Fax: (304) 293-3752

West Virginia State University NE SARE State Coordinator
Barbara-portrait2_small Barbara Liedl coordinated the SARE program at West Virginia State University from 2003-2005 and rejoined SARE as the WVSU coordinator in 2009. She has been at WVSU since 2001 and became the first research scientist at WVSU where she currently holds the title of Associate Research Professor. She and her research team work on breeding tomatoes for protected culture (greenhouse and high tunnel production), variety trials of vegetables and ornamentals and organic/sustainable farming. In addition, Barbara also has an appoint with WVSU’s Extension Service to deliver workshops and trainings in specialty crop production methods, greenhouse and high tunnel construction and production, integrated pest management (IPM) and sustainable production methodology.

Barbara Liedl
Associate Research Professor
West Virginia State University
Gus R. Douglass Institute
Agricultural and Environmental Research Station
100 Toney House
Institute, WV 25112-1000
Phone 304-932-0834
FAX: 304-204-4326