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“Implementing risk management practices to improve economic viability with 80 socially disadvantaged producers in San Elizario, Texas"

Award Amount: $49,995
Institution: National Immigrant Farming Initiative Inc.
Project Director: Rigoberto Delgado (rigo@immigrantfarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
RME Topics include:Understanding risk managementBenchmarking, record-keeping, analysis,Leadership, capacity development, group... More

Addressing Production and Business Risk for Small Ruminant Producers in Kentucky

Award Amount: $33,160
Institution: Kentucky State University
Project Director: Kenneth Andries (kenneth.andries@kysu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Improve the sustainability of small ruminant producers through education programs that... More

Advanced Online Marketing Strategies for Tennessee Farmers

Award Amount: $49,883
Institution: The University of Tennessee
Project Director: Megan Leffew (mleffew@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
The Advanced Online Marketing Strategies for Tennessee Farmers project will... More

Building Farm Foundations and Planning for Success: Planning, Marketing Strategies, and Risk Management for Beginning and Limited-Resource Farmers

Award Amount: $49,967
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Margo Hale (margoh@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Beginning farmers face many risk management challenges as they start... More

Dairy Profit Monitor - NC Pilot Peer Group

Award Amount: $9,133
Institution: North Carolina State University
Project Director: Brittany Whitmire (bfwhitmi@ncsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project will launch a pilot peer group of North Carolina... More

Developing, Practicing and Implementing Written Marketing Plans and Risk Management Skills through Crop Marketing and Risk Management Clubs

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Kentucky
Project Director: Todd Davis (todd.davis@uky.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Commercial farmers, beginning farmers, lenders and county agents develop and implement... More

Enhancing Louisiana Agritourism: Managing Financial and Legal Liabilities

Award Amount: $44,765
Institution: LSU AgCenter
Project Director: Maria Bampasidou (mbampasidou@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide educational opportunities to existing and potential agritourism... More

Enhancing Tennessee Small-scale Fruit and Vegetable Farms’ Ability to Manage Marketing and Financial Risks

Award Amount: $49,034
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Margarita Velandia (mvelandia@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
The proposed project addresses unique marketing and financial risks faced by... More

Financial Risk Management for Herd Rebuilding in South Texas

Award Amount: $14,753
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
Project Director: Levi Russell (lrussell@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address business and strategic planning (financial risk)... More

Gate to Plate: Targeted Business and Production Management Training for Women, Beginning, and Transitioning Ranchers Selling Meat into the Marketplace.

Award Amount: $49,992
Institution: North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Center for Environmental Farming Systems/NC Choices
Project Director: Sarah Blacklin (sarah@ncchoices.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Women ranchers; new and diversifying pork, poultry, and beef farmers;... More

Herbicide Resistance Education

Award Amount: $23,105
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Angela Post (angela.post@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
The proposed project is aimed at increasing awareness and education... More

Implementing Biosecurity and Disease Prevention Measures and Evaluating Marketing Strategies and Contract Opportunities in Small Ruminant Production

Award Amount: $44,332
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Andrew Griffith (agriff14@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Topics covered: 1) animal health and disease prevention, 2) biosecurity... More

Institutional Market Readiness for Small Scale Alternative Crop Farmers in East Arkansas

Award Amount: $49,920
Institution: East Arkansas Enterprise Community (EAEC), Inc.
Project Director: Robert Cole (eaec@sbcglobal.net)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address the production, price and marketing, legal,... More

Local Produce Safety Initiaitve

Award Amount: $49,990
Institution: Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Project Director: Karen McSwain (karen@carolinafarmstewards.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
In order for small farms to remain competitive in the local... More

Reducing Risk for Specialty Crop Farmers Seeking Access to Large Wholesale Markets

Award Amount: $26,591
Institution: Appalachian Sustainable Development
Project Director: Kathlyn Terry (kterry@asdevelop.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address Marketing Risk for beginning and experienced specialty... More

Risk Management Education for Urban Farmers in Texas

Award Amount: $38,432
Institution: Prairie View A&M University
Project Director: Nelson Daniels (ndaniels@ag.tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses risk related issues concerning urban farmers who... More

Strengthening Risk Management Tools for Growers in South Florida: Crop Insurance Training

Award Amount: $27,135
Institution: University of Florida Board of Trustees
Project Director: Edward Evans (eaevans@ufl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
The project seeks to deliver production risk management education... More