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Agriculture Human Resources Boot Camp: Equipping Producers to Strategically Manage Their Number One Commodity - People

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Washington Farm Bureau Federation
Project Director: Rick Gastelum (rgastelum@wsfb.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Human capital or labor comes with unique risks in agricultural... More

Agritourism Intensive 2018: Managing the Risks of Agritourism for California Farm and Ranch Diversification

Award Amount: $49,780
Institution: University of California, Davis
Project Director: Gail Feenstra (gwfeenstra@ucdavis.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project delivers strategies for understanding, evaluating and managing the... More

Beginner Farmer Needs Assessment: Perceiving Constraints and Opportunities to Farming Beyond the 10 Year Mark

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: University of California Davis
Project Director: Sara Riegler (seriegler@ucdavis.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Exploratory Projects
Summary
This project will seek to understand the constraints experienced by... More

Building Beginning Farmer's Financial Record Keeping and Risk Analysis Capabilities

Award Amount: $37,583
Institution: Center for Land-Based Learning
Project Director: Sri Sethuratnam (sri@landbasedlearning.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will cover financial records and analysis, and cost... More

Connecting and Strengthening Livestock Supply Chain Nodes: Managing Risk and Assessing New Market Opportunities for Small to Mid-Sized Livestock Production and Processing in Colorado

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Colorado State University
Project Director: Daniel Mooney (daniel.mooney@colostate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Livestock supply chains built around growing consumer demand for differentiated meat... More

Decreasing winter chill: risks and implications for Northwest tree-fruit producers.

Award Amount: $49,892
Institution: Washington State University
Project Director: Kirti Rajagopalan (kirtir@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Washington State is the #1 producer of tree-fruit (apples, pears,... More

Educational Needs around Climate Resilience of Latina and Latino Farmers in California

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: Multination Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture
Project Director: Natalia Pinzon (natalia@mesaprogram.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Exploratory Projects
Summary
This project will explore the unique educational needs of latina/latino... More

Evaluating the Feasibility of Scaling Up Existing Enterprises, Adding Alternative Enterprises, Through a Systems Thinking Approach Based on Whole Farm and Enterprise Benchmarks for South Central Utah Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $48,469
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Building on participants' previously acquired knowledge of analyzing their businesses,... More

Farm Business Development and Production Scale-Up for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

Award Amount: $47,903
Institution: Adelante Mujeres
Project Director: Silvia Cuesta (scuesta@adelantemujeres.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Lead applicant Adelante Mujeres will ensure that 45 socially disadvantaged... More

Hawaii Women Farmers: Utilizing Farmer-to-Farmer Networks to Manage Risk

Award Amount: $49,980
Institution: Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council
Project Director: Jean Brokish (jean.brokish@oahurcd.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Oahu RC&D will utilize on-farm workshops and internet / social media... More

Human Resource Skill Development Workshop: How to Manage to Reduce Human and Legal Risk

Award Amount: $44,306
Institution: AgSafe
Project Director: Natalie Gupton (natalie@agsafe.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The AgSafe Human Resource Skill Develop Workshop: How to Manage to... More

Idaho Farm and Ranch Risk Management Education

Award Amount: $47,250
Institution: University of Idaho
Project Director: Ben Eborn (beborn@uidaho.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Agribusiness is Idaho’s number one economic sector. A strong... More

Integrating Mentorship Tools and On-farm Participatory Education to Increase Innovation and Mitigate Risks

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: MESA
Project Director: Leah Atwood (leah@mesaprogram.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Exploratory Projects
Summary
A collaboration between MESA and the Rogue Farm Corps, this project will... More

Managing Short and Long-term Risk on Foothill Farms and Ranches in Northern California

Award Amount: $49,756
Institution: University of California Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Cindy Fake (cefake@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The goal of this project is to reduce risk and... More

Minimizing Risks for Small Farms through Web-based Record Keeping

Award Amount: $48,201
Institution: Western Nevada College
Project Director: Ann Louhela (ann.louhela@wnc.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project aims to improve financial and legal risks for beginning,... More

Planning a Hands-on Grazing Academy focused on Management Intensive Grazing for North Idaho Cattle Producers

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: University of Idaho Extension, Boundary County
Project Director: Kathleen Painter (kpainter@uidaho.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Exploratory Projects
Summary
This project would focus on adapting materials from the Lost Rivers... More

Providing Training Opportunities for Safe Operation of Tractors and Equipment in the Four Corners.

Award Amount: $26,119
Institution: San Juan RC&D
Project Director: Beth LaShell (bblashell@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Identifying that time when producers are ready to move from... More

Succession Planning for Washington’s Forest Landowners

Award Amount: $47,834
Institution: Washington State University
Project Director: Andrew Perleberg (andyp@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will educate producers about transitioning family forests to... More

The Art of Range podcast

Award Amount: $49,723
Institution: Washington State University Kittitas County Extension
Project Director: Tipton Hudson (hudsont@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will establish a biweekly (26 episodes per year) podcast... More