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Agritourism Safety and Liability: Implementing Best Risk Management Practices for Farms Open to the Public

Award Amount: $30,952
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Lisa Chase (lisa.chase@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
As consumer demand for local food and farm experiences has increased... More

Educating Massachusetts Farmers on Avoiding Risks in Farm Labor Law Compliance

Award Amount: $37,456
Institution: Trustees of Tufts College / New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Project Director: Jennifer Hashley (jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project will develop statewide trainings and educational resources on farm... More

Expanding Business Education Programming for Farm Women in New Hampshire

Award Amount: $31,168
Institution: University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Kelly McAdam (kelly.mcadam@unh.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
According to the 2012 USDA National Agriculture Census, women are involved... More

Exploratory Project: Farm Management Education to Small Farms in Beaver County

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Maria Graziani (mug355@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($2,000 maximum)
Summary
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Farm Succession and Preparing for the Unexpected Farm Family Health Crisis

Award Amount: $36,974
Institution: Pennsylvania Farm Link, Inc.
Project Director: Darlene Livingston (c-daliving@pa.gov)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Diverse educational opportunities will provide access to farm succession and... More

Good to Great – Improving labor management on fruit and vegetable farms in New York State

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Elizabeth Higgins (emh56@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
In Good to Great: Improving labor management on fruit and... More

Making It Happen: Profitability & Success

Award Amount: $31,000
Institution: TSNE-The Carrot Project
Project Director: Dorothy Suput (dsuput@thecarrotproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Making It Happen is an outcome-based risk management training to help... More

Managing Risks on the Farm Through Farm Safety Education

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County
Project Director: Lisa Kempisty (ljk4@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($2,000 maximum)
Summary
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Mitigating Production and Environmental Risks through Best Management of Subsurface Tile

Award Amount: $40,104
Institution: University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Project Director: Heather Darby (heather.darby@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Since the late 1800s, farmers have used subsurface tile drainage... More

Profitable Meat Marketing through Pricing & Strategy Education

Award Amount: $35,973
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension-Tompkins County
Project Director: Matthew LeRoux (mnl28@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses marketing and financial risks faced by many northeast... More

Reducing Marketing and Financial Risk thorough Data Analysis Pricing Using Cloud-Based Technology

Award Amount: $37,859
Institution: University of New Hampshire
Project Director: Seth Wilner (seth.wilner@unh.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the risks farmers face through lack of data... More

Risk Perception on the Family Farm

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Debra Kantor (debra.kantor@maine.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($2,000 maximum)
Summary
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