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Developing and Supporting a Benchmarking Program for Grass-Milk Farms in the Northeast.

Award Amount: $49,891
Institution: University of Vermont State and Agricultural College
Project Director: Heather Darby (heather.darby@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The rate at which farmers are converting to grass-fed dairy... More

Developing Risk Management Strategies for New and Existing Agritourism Businesses in the Western Catskills Region

Award Amount: $24,732
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Mariane Kiraly (mk129@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will teach all five areas of risk management... More

Estate and Transition Planning for Maryland Farm Families

Award Amount: $42,180
Institution: Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland
Project Director: Kelly Nuckolls (knuckoll@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
In many of the Agricultural Law workshops, most questions are... More

Facilitating Communication in Farm Families with Personalized Coaching

Award Amount: $49,964
Institution: Volunteers of America Northern New England - Maine Agricultural Mediation Program
Project Director: Elaine Bourne (elaine.bourne@voanne.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Facilitating Communication in Farm Families with Personalized Coaching is focused... More

From Surviving to Thriving: Financial Risk Management Strategies for Urban Farm Success

Award Amount: $29,400
Institution: University of Maryland
Project Director: Neith Little (nglittle@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This financial risk management education project will help current and... More

Helping Beginning Farmers Manage Risk and Succeed in Finding Farmland in New York

Award Amount: $36,147
Institution: American Farmland Trust
Project Director: Tim Biello (tbiello@farmland.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Beginning farmers often have production experience and a strong work ethic.... More

Improving Soil Health and Supporting Water Quality Compliance on Vermont Vegetable Farms

Award Amount: $30,597
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Vernon Grubinger (vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will develop tools to help vegetable growers plan... More

Maple Business Planning Modules

Award Amount: $41,813
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Mark Cannella (mark.cannella@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
“Maple Business Modules” will adapt current research findings into education materials for... More

Reducing Legal Risks Through On-line Education

Award Amount: $49,841
Institution: University of New Hampshire
Project Director: Seth Wilner (seth.wilner@unh.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will help at least 150 beginner to mid-career farmers... More

Risk Management Training for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in the Central Chesapeake

Award Amount: $25,575
Institution: Future Harvest CASA
Project Director: Caroline Selle (caroline@futureharvestcasa.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Future Harvest CASA will develop and offer risk management training... More
 

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