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Accrual Adjusted Financial Statement Education and Linkages with Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) Insurance

Award Amount: $29,736
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Aaron Smith (aaron.smith@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Producers are continuously looking for tools to better manage production,... More

Balancing Farm Success with Oil and Gas Growth in the Black Warrior

Award Amount: $48,857
Institution: Mississippi State University
Project Director: Rachael Carter (rdm1@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The project will address legal, production, and financial risk with... More

Business Planning and Marketing Education for Tennessee Farmers

Award Amount: $49,958
Institution: Center for Profitable Agriculture
Project Director: Megan Leffew (mleffew@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The Business Planning and Online Marketing Education for Tennessee Farmers project... More

Developing a Successful Farm Transition Plan Educational Program

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Clemson University
Project Director: Adam Kantrovich (akantro@clemson.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide educational opportunities for agricultural and timber... More

Development of an Alabama Grazing School for Management of Production Risks Associated with Pasture-Based Livestock Systems

Award Amount: $4,919
Institution: Auburn University
Project Director: Leanne Dillard (dillasa@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
This proposal will fund a pilot program that will integrate in-class... More

Development of Beef Cattle Quick Reference Tools

Award Amount: $46,963
Institution: Auburn University/Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Project Director: Kim Mullenix (mullemk@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will enhance the scope and reach of beef cattle... More

Enhancing Irrigation Efficiency Through In-Depth Education to Mitigate Risks of Agricultural Water Use

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: University of Georgia
Project Director: Adam Rabinowitz (adam.rabinowitz@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Agricultural producers in the Southeast face increasing production, financial, and legal... More

Farmland Succession Planning and Risk Management Infrastructure for the Next Generation of Farmers

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: AAMU-Small Farms Research Center
Project Director: Duncan M Chembezi (duncan.chembezi@aamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Farmland succession planning helps ensure that dreams become reality; and the... More

Financial Literacy Training for Veterans and Socially Disadvantaged Producers in Alabama

Award Amount: $49,978
Institution: Alabama A&M University
Project Director: E'licia Chaverest (elicia.chaverest@aamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
AAMU’s Small Farms Research Center is proposing to conduct a... More

Food as a Business Initiative of the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Virginia Tech University
Project Director: Clinton Neill (cneill@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The initiative's goal is to enhance whole farm planning (WFP) programming... More

Hands-on Educational Workshops to Improve Financial Management Skills and Decision-making Processes by Dairy Farmers in the Southern Region.

Award Amount: $38,822
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Gonzalo FERREIRA (gonf@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The objective of this project is to deliver four (4)... More

Laying the Groundwork for Farm Success: Strategies for Risk Management for Beginning and Limited-Resource Farmers

Award Amount: $49,980
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Rockiell Woods (rockw@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Beginning farmers face many risk management challenges as they start their... More

Managing farmers market food safety risk by empowering producers with efficient food safety tools and resources

Award Amount: $47,555
Institution: School of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Project Director: Achyut Adhikari (acadhikari@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The overall goal of this project is to develop food safety... More

Managing Risk for Oklahoma's Small Flock Poultry Producers

Award Amount: $44,751
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: James Jones (jj.jones@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The Managing Risk for Oklahoma’s Small Flock Poultry Producers is a... More

Managing risks associated with new technology adoption by specialty crop growers

Award Amount: $49,986
Institution: University of Florida Board of Trustees
Project Director: Tara Wade (tara.wade@ufl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Growers face difficult choices when adopting new technologies or making adjustments... More

Minimizing Risks in Production and Marketing of Locally Produced Value-Added Foods

Award Amount: $49,581
Institution: University of Arkansas
Project Director: Eunjoo Cho (ejcho@uark.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project focuses on reducing production and marketing risks faced by... More

Minimizing Your Risks: Crop Insurance Training for Tropical Fruit Growers in South Florida

Award Amount: $23,245
Institution: University of Florida Board of Trustees
Project Director: Edward Evans (eaevans@ufl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Because of the damage and losses caused by hurricane Irma in... More

Owning a Piece of Texas: Agricultural Landowner Legal Education Project

Award Amount: $30,953
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (tdowell@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
In the next decade, Texas will experience the largest intergenerational... More

Risk Management Strategies for Forage Producers in the Southeast

Award Amount: $48,907
Institution: Mississippi State University Dept. of Agricultural Economics
Project Director: Josh Maples (josh.maples@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide forage and livestock producers in the... More

Southern Agricultural Lease Education Program (Part 3)

Award Amount: $26,669
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (tdowell@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Over the past two years, great success has been achieved... More
 

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