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Biosecurity Education for Organic and Pastured Poultry Producers

Award Amount: $46,581
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Kevin Ellis (kevine@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the inherent risks of disease transmission in... More

DELIVERING MARKETING EDUCATION TO BEGINNING, VETERANS, AND HISTORICALLY UNDER DESERVED PRODUCERS IN PUERTO RICO

Award Amount: $47,724
Institution: University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, UPRM
Project Director: Alexandra Gregory (alexandra.gregory@upr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project will cover marketing risks for beginning veterans, and underserved producers... More

Developing Marketing Plans and Strategies for Historically Underserved Producers in Arkansas Strike Force Counties

Award Amount: $47,971
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
The outcome of this project is to enable small, limited resource,... More

Farm to Fork Direct Market Initiative of the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Kimberly Morgan (klmorgan@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
The initiative's goal is to enhance whole farm planning (WFP) programming... More

Farmers Marketing - Reducing Risk of AL Black Belt Producers

Award Amount: $27,293
Institution: Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Kevin Burkett
Project Director: Kevin Burkett (ksb0002@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Producers will receive education on concepts of marketing. We are... More

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Training, Technical Assistance and Mock-Audits for Oklahoma Agricultural Producers

Award Amount: $25,073
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Sara Siems (sara.siems@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
The goal of this proposal is to expand programming for existing... More

Innovative Marketing, Production and Financial Training for Southern Appalachian Farmers

Award Amount: $38,500
Institution: Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
Project Director: Molly Nicholie (molly@asapconnections.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) submits the project: “Innovative Marketing,... More

Managing Farm Risk Using Big Data

Award Amount: $49,776
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Shannon Ferrell (shannon.l.ferrell@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
New technologies enable farmers to collect and analyze unprecedented amounts... More

Managing Forage Risk in the Mid-South: Specie Diversification and Forage Insurance

Award Amount: $49,358
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Andrew Griffith (agriff14@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Topics covered: 1) reasons for forage specie diversification, 2) managing... More

Managing Risk by Improving Financial Management and Communication Skills

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Center for Profitable Agriculture
Project Director: Wendell Pepper (hal.pepper@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
The proposed project addresses unique financial and human risks faced... More

Managing risks associated with irrigation of row crops in the coastal plain of Virginia

Award Amount: $49,077
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Julie Shortridge (jshortridge@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
While irrigation can mitigate risks associated with insufficient rainfall during the... More

Programs and Tools for Dealing with Financial Stress

Award Amount: $48,846
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Damona Doye (damona.doye@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project builds on existing programs with new content and... More

Risk management for current and potential users of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), an emerging technology

Award Amount: $37,906
Institution: Univ. of Ark. System CES
Project Director: James Robbins (jrobbins@uaex.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project involves the development and implementation of risk-based trainings... More

Risk Management Education for Limited Resource and Socially Disadvantaged Producers in Strike-Force Communities in Alabama

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: AAMU Small Farms Research Center
Project Director: Duncan M Chembezi (duncan.chembezi@aamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
AAMU, an 1890 land-grant and historically black university, seeks funding... More

Southeast Cattle Handling for Women Producers: Advanced BQA Training and Farm Safety

Award Amount: $49,998
Institution: North Carolina State University
Project Director: Matt Poore (matt_poore@ncsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
The Southeast Women's Cattle Handling program is designed to promote self-confidence... More

Southern Agricultural Lease Education Program (Part 2)

Award Amount: $23,308
Institution: Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
Project Director: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (tdowell@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Building on the successful programs and overwhelmingly positive evaluation results... More

Tools for Managing and Mitigating Risks in Produce and Preserved Products using a Multidisciplinary Workshop Focused on Food Safety, Financial Recordkeeping, Business Practices and Strategies for Mississippi Producers and Processors

Award Amount: $48,922
Institution: Mississippi State University
Project Director: Courtney Crist (cac400@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This comprehensive and multidisciplinary project addresses food safety and business development... More
 

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