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A Bilingual Training and Education Program for Calf Care and Handling

Award Amount: $28,446
Institution: Iowa State University
Project Director: Jennifer Bentley (jbentley@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide producers and employees with tools needed to... More

Can the Dairy Industry Collaborate with Workforce Development Agencies to Address Labor and Succession Gaps?

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: The Learning Connection
Project Director: Kristine Ranger (kristine@knowledgenavigators.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
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Educational Needs in Farm and Ranch Transition Planning in Nebraska

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: UNL Department of Agricultural Economics
Project Director: J David Aiken (daiken@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
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Enhancing Producers' Application of Marketing Strategies through Experiential Learning

Award Amount: $49,996
Institution: South Dakota State University
Project Director: Lisa Elliott (lisa.elliott@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Farm managers need to increasingly quantify and manage their value-at-risk (VaR)... More

Farm Financial Management Education for Minnesota Producers.

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Minnesota
Project Director: Pauline Van Nurden (pvannurd@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
With the current challenging state of the farm economy, there is... More

Farm$SUCCESS: A Farm Management Program for Building Manager's Farm and Risk Management Capacity and Business Resiliency

Award Amount: $2,650
Institution: UW-Platteville
Project Director: Kevin Bernhardt (bernhark@uwplatt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
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FBFM #riskreward

Award Amount: $47,413
Institution: Western FBFM Association
Project Director: Robert Rhea (bobrhea@adams.net)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project begins in the midst of the agricultural financial... More

Habits of Financially Resilient Farmers Who Excel at Risk Management

Award Amount: $49,881
Institution: University of Illinois
Project Director: Gary Schnitkey (schnitke@illinois.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This educational program details habits of farmers who excel at... More

Identifying Risk Management Demands within Iowa Water Quality Initiative Projects

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: Center for Rural Affairs
Project Director: Anna Johnson (annaj@cfra.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
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Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options

Award Amount: $47,000
Institution: Annies Project--Education for Farm Women
Project Director: Ruth Hambleton (ruthhambleton@wildblue.net)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options is a financial risk... More

Leadership for Successful Employee Management

Award Amount: $37,033
Institution: University of Minnesota
Project Director: Betty Berning (bberning@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Employee turnover is costly to any business; The Society for Human... More

Legal Aid of Nebraska: Ag Liens & Leases - Producer Rights & Remedies

Award Amount: $45,891
Institution: Legal Aid of Nebraska
Project Director: Michelle Soll (msoll@legalaidofnebraska.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
In the current agricultural economy, with its potential for producer... More

Managing Succession Planning and Profit Margins

Award Amount: $49,941
Institution: The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Project Director: Joy Kirkpatrick (joy.kirkpatrick@ces.uwex.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Managing Farm Succession & Profit Margins will educate 75 producers (approximately... More

Managing Your Farm for Long-Term Success

Award Amount: $49,660
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Gregory Ibendahl (ibendahl@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
From 2006 through 2013, Kansas farmers saw record levels of net... More

Marketing Risk Management in the Eastern Corn Belt: Basis Education and an Interactive Online Basis Tool for Grain and Oilseed Producers

Award Amount: $49,438
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Nathan Thompson (thomp530@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Increased price volatility, lower crop prices, and tight operating margins have... More

Price risk and marketing education for beef and pork producers

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: Iowa State University Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Russ Euken (reuken@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address marketing and price risk management education for... More

So You've Inherited a Farm, Now What?

Award Amount: $18,726
Institution: Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project will be to address the... More

Weather Ready Farms certification program development

Award Amount: $1,309
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Ashley Mueller (ashley.mueller@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
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Whole Farm Risk Management Tours for Iowa Women in Ag

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Iowa State University
Project Director: Madeline Schultz (schultz@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Several women's peer groups have grown out of Annie’s Project... More
 

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