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Addressing the Need for On-Farm Direct Marketing and Agritourism Support in Oregon

Award Amount: $44,045
Institution: Oregon State University Extension Service Lane County
Project Director: Melissa Fery (melissa.fery@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses on-farm direct marketing and agritourism opportunities for... More

Agricultural Wildfire Training and Preparedness

Award Amount: $29,000
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Jacob Powell (jacob.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Wildfire training for farmers and ranchers will be developed and... More

Coast Farm: Building Business Capcity for Agricultural Entreprenuers on the Oregon Coast

Award Amount: $19,150
Institution: ShoreBank Enterprise Pacific
Project Director: Adam Zimmerman (azimmerman@sbpac.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project focuses on mitigating financial risks to farm businesses... More

Exploring Alternative Pest Management Techniques for Hemp: A Needs Assessment of Eastern Oregon and Southern Idaho Hemp Growers

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
Project Director: Christina Stucker-Gassi (cstuckergassi@pesticide.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects
Summary
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Family Agricultural Enterprise Succession: A Management Transition Seminar

Award Amount: $16,535
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Sherri Noxel (sherri.noxel@bus.oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2015 Education Projects
Summary
Based on the 2014 workshop, this two-session series will encourage... More

Farm Business Development and Production Scale-Up for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

Award Amount: $47,903
Institution: Adelante Mujeres
Project Director: Silvia Cuesta (scuesta@adelantemujeres.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Lead applicant Adelante Mujeres will ensure that 45 socially disadvantaged... More

Learning Strategies for Developing Long Term Leasing Arrangements and Cash Flow Analysis Through Digital Media

Award Amount: $39,400
Institution: Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Project Director: Clark Seavert (clark.seavert@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project reduces financial and production risks by providing Crop... More

Managing Agricultural Labor on Small-Scale Farms

Award Amount: $15,157
Institution: Oregon State University Extension Small Farms
Project Director: Maud Powell (maud.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2008 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Labor represents one of the greatest risks in agricultural production.... More

Managing Market and Financial Risk through Farm Stand and Agri-tourism Education

Award Amount: $45,454
Institution: Oregon State University Extension
Project Director: Maud Powell (maud.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address the legal, market and financial risks... More

Managing Production, Marketing, and Financial Risks Associated with Season Extension

Award Amount: $36,120
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Larry Lev (larry.lev@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2007 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
While local agricultural sales in Western Oregon have grown rapidly,... More

Navigating Change: Grower Adoption Rates of A Grower’s TEAM as a Decision Making Tool

Award Amount: $49,238
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Clark Seavert (clark.seavert@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2008 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Financial, market and human resource risks are of a major... More

Niche meat marketing for small- and mid-scale livestock producers in Oregon: understanding and managing risk.

Award Amount: $30,637
Institution: Oregon State University, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Extension Small Farms Program
Project Director: Lauren Gwin (lauren.gwin@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2010 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Small farms/ranches can increase risk exposure to access niche marketing... More

Oregon Family-Owned Dairy Farm Succession Needs Assessment

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Sherri Noxel (sherri.noxel@bus.oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Exploratory Projects ($2,000 maximum)
Summary
The number of family-owned dairy farms is on the decline... More

Preparing Oregon Family Farm and Ranch Owners for Management Transitions and Retirement Conversations

Award Amount: $40,000
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Sherri Noxel (sherri.noxel@bus.oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
Given the increasing age of Oregon’s principal farm operators, retirement... More

Production and Marketing Risk Management for Transitioning and Recently Certified Organic Growers in Idaho

Award Amount: $42,436
Institution: Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
Project Director: Shelly Connor (sconnor@pesticide.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
The number of certified organic farmers in Idaho is growing... More

Reducing Financial Management Risk through Long-Term Leasing Arrangements and Cash Flow Analysis

Award Amount: $45,472
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Clark Seavert (clark.seavert@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Financial management risk is a major concern for many northwest... More

Risk Management Education for Forest Producers in SW Oregon: Addressing Climate Variability

Award Amount: $37,917
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Max Bennett (max.bennett@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will enable new and established forest producers, including small... More

Risk Management Education for Livestock Producers Through Creation of Farm/Ranch Business Plans

Award Amount: $36,476
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Bart Eleveld (bart.eleveld@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Business plans are becoming indispensable tools for producers to articulate... More

Risk Management Training for Latino Farmers of Specialty Crops in Oregon

Award Amount: $48,653
Institution: Adelante Mujeres
Project Director: Alejandro Tecum (atecum@adelantemujeres.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Lead applicant Adelante Mujeres will ensure that Latino producers of specialty... More

Using Season Extension and Winter Production to Manage Marketing and Production Risk

Award Amount: $29,899
Institution: Oregon State University Extension
Project Director: Maud Powell (maud.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2011 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project addresses marketing and production risk through educational programming... More

Western Meat School: A hybrid in-person and online learning experience for farmers & ranchers to reduce marketing, financial, and legal risk and strengthen local meat supply chains.

Award Amount: $46,694
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Rebecca Thistlethwaite (thistler@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Increasingly more livestock producers want to diversify and expand their market... More

Western Region Adaptive Ag Water Symposium

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: The Dry Farming Institute
Project Director: Amy Garrett (dryfarminginstitute@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects
Summary
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Wholesale Market Development for Specialty Crop Producers in Central Oregon

Award Amount: $33,453
Institution: Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council
Project Director: Katrina Van Dis (kvandis@coic.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
This project will increase the viability of small-medium producers to... More