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"Managing the Risk: Evaluating Farm Energy Use Tools and Alternatives for Montana."

Award Amount: $37,082
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)
Project Director: Jonda Crosby (jcrosby@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
With rising costs in petroleum based farm inputs; farmers and... More

"Ties To The Land"

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: Forest Stewardship Foundation
Project Director: Ed Levert (televert@kvis.net)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2015 Exploratory Projects
Summary
Ties To The Land is a nation wide program developed... More

Addressing Food Safety Risks through Farm-Based Training

Award Amount: $48,869
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Tammy Howard (tammyh@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses food safety risks through farm based training and... More

Annie´s Project - Navajo and Blackfeet

Award Amount: $28,000
Institution: Iowa State University Extension
Project Director: Tim Eggers (teggers@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Native women were the first farmers of North America. Their... More

Annie´s Project 2010 - Succession Planning, Records Management and Marketing Education for Montana Farm Families

Award Amount: $31,764
Institution: Montana Grain Growers Association
Project Director: Lola Raska (lraska@mgga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
In 2008 MGGA presented Annie’s Project for the first time... More

Empowering Montana´s Farm and Ranch Women Through Risk Management Education - Annie´s Project 2007

Award Amount: $38,100
Institution: Montana Grain Growers Association
Project Director: Lola Raska (lraska@mgga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2007 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
The Montana Grain Growers Association delivers innovative, timely marketing education... More

Exploring how financial and production record keeping training could enhance the marketability of source verified Native American beef for the Fort Belknap Livestock Marketing Cooperative Producers.

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: Fort Belknap Livestock Marketing Cooperative
Project Director: Gail Whiteman (gail.whiteman@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Exploratory Projects ($2,000 maximum)
Summary
Socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers on and near the Fort... More

Farm and Ranch Estate and Transition Planning in Southwest Montana

Award Amount: $44,268
Institution: Montana State University Extension, Park County
Project Director: Tracy Mosley (tmosley@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses human and legal risks associated with farm and... More

Growing Montana Food Businesses: Workshops in Understanding Montana’s Food Policy Modernization Law and Mitigating Production Risk from Value-Added Products.

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)
Project Director: Kaleena Miller (kmiller@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Montana’s new Food Policy Modernization Law (MFPML) offers an unprecedented opportunity... More

Improving Understanding & Consistent Application of the Montana Food Policy Modernization Law

Award Amount: $49,974
Institution: AERO
Project Director: Lindsay Ganong (lganong@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
AERO implemented two successful workshop series helping Montana producers mitigate... More

Managing Property Title Risks for Montana Farm/Ranch Operators

Award Amount: $34,170
Institution: MSU Extension Service
Project Director: Marsha Goetting (goetting@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Intergenerational transfers of farm/ranch assets may represent the most significant... More

Managing Risk for Montana Producers in Mobile Processing of Poultry

Award Amount: $34,546
Institution: Lake County Community Development Corp
Project Director: Jan Tusick (jt@ronan.net)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project will provide training to Montana poultry producers in... More

Managing Transfer Risks for the "Next Generation" of Montana Farm/Ranch Operators

Award Amount: $39,989
Institution: MSU Extension Service
Project Director: Marsha Goetting (goetting@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
03-3-2005Numerous risks for Montana farm/ranch families who do not have... More

Managing Volatility in Commodity Prices and Input Costs for Montana Producers

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Montana State University
Project Director: Ron Carlstrom (carlstrom@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2010 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project will focus on 1) tools available to manage... More

Montana Master Cattle Producer's Program

Award Amount: $28,897
Institution: Montana State University
Project Director: Megan Van Emon (megan.vanemon@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The overall goal of the Montana Master Cattle Producer program is... More

Providing education and technical resources to Western Montana Growers Cooperative and other Montana Food HUBS in Group GAP Quality Management System Development

Award Amount: $40,055
Institution: Lake County Community Development Corporation
Project Director: Jan Tusick (jan.tusick@lakecountycdc.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2015 Education Projects
Summary
In collaboration Western Montana Growers Cooperative, the Montana Food and... More

Risk Management Through Value-Added Marketing Clubs

Award Amount: $25,015
Institution: Beartooth RC&D
Project Director: Joel Bertolino (Joel.Bertolino@rcdnet.net)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Montana farm and ranch families face many challenges as they... More

SE Montana Extension Cattle Production School

Award Amount: $15,000
Institution: Montana State University
Project Director: Michael Schuldt (acxms@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
Support in the amount of $15,000 is being requested to... More

Securing the Future of Bitterroot Family Farms & Ranches

Award Amount: $39,965
Institution: Bitter Root Land Trust
Project Director: Grant Kier (grant.kier@bitterrootlandtrust.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project will address legal, financial, and social issues that... More

The Financial Risks of Dying Without a Will in Montana

Award Amount: $40,000
Institution: MSU Extension Service--Dept Agricultural Economics & Economics
Project Director: Marsha Goetting (goetting@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Sale of land is a major financial risk for farmers... More

Transitioning to Organic Farming Systems in Montana: Managing the Risk

Award Amount: $24,000
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization
Project Director: Jonda L Crosby (jcrosby@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
With collaborators, AERO is proposing two, one-day, Transitioning to Organic... More

Veterinary Feed Directive Short Course and Producer Certification

Award Amount: $21,432
Institution: Montana State University Extension
Project Director: Megan Van Emon (megan.vanemon@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
The proposed short course will focus on the new Veterinary... More