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"Iowa Cowmaker Elite" Bred Heifer Development Risk Management Project

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Iowa State University
Project Director: Patrick Wall (patwall@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will focus on helping new and existing beef... More

Assessing Grain Marketing Risk and Implementing a Marketing Plan for Grain Producers in Ohio

Award Amount: $27,310
Institution: The Ohio State University
Project Director: Amanda Bennett (bennett.709@osu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Sound risk management decisions begin with an assessment of an... More

Biosecurity in Animal Agriculture for Our Next Generation

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Minnesota Extension
Project Director: Abby Neu (neux0012@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Awareness, development and implementation of biosecurity is essential to managing... More

Collection of information from dairy and livestock employees and operators concerning issues effecting stable employment and employee development via survey and focus groups

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: Iowa State University Extension Sioux County
Project Director: Fred M. Hall (fredhall@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Exploratory Project ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will use information from employees and operators of... More

Comprehensive Farm Risk Management for Healthier Bodies, Books, and Businesses

Award Amount: $49,875
Institution: The Land Connection
Project Director: Mallory Krieger (mallory@thelandconnection.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Specialty crop farmers must learn all aspects of running a business... More

Exploring Small Acreage Food Production, Cultural Agri-tourism and AgrAbility Possibilities and Risks for Socially Disadvantaged, Limited Resource, Beginning and Prospective Native American Farmers on the Pine Ridge, Rosebud and Yankton Sioux Reservations in South Dakota.

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: South Dakota State University Extension
Project Director: Jason Schoch (jason.schoch@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Exploratory Project ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
Limited Resource, Beginning, Socially Disadvantaged & Veteran Native Americans have an... More

Fall Grazed Cover Crops - Balancing Feed Cost and Weather Risks

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Iowa State University, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration
Project Director: Denise Schwab (dschwab@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The objective of this project is to compile field data... More

Farm Bill Risk Management Education and Decision Tool

Award Amount: $49,979
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Mykel Taylor (mtaylor@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Farm Bill commodity programs are essential to producers in providing legal/institutional... More

Farm/Ranch Transition "When You Aren't In Control" across Nebraska

Award Amount: $47,752
Institution: Nebraska Extension in the Central Sandhills Area
Project Director: Bethany Johnston (bjohnston3@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project will expand and build upon the success of our... More

Financial and Marketing Risk Integration for Nebraska Farms

Award Amount: $24,535
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
With tight profit margins, farmers are looking to improve their... More

Implementation of Risk Management Strategies by Beginning Beef Producers: A Comprehensive Approach

Award Amount: $49,997
Institution: South Dakota State University, West River Ag Center
Project Director: Amanda Blair (amanda.blair@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This program is designed to help beginning farmers and ranchers... More

Improved Soil Health for Regenerative Agriculture and Water Quality Protection

Award Amount: $46,064
Institution: Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams
Project Director: Mary Howell (kfu.mary@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project provides pro-active educational/networking activities to encourage and assist... More

Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century

Award Amount: $23,056
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project will be to address the... More

Managing for Leaner Times

Award Amount: $47,210
Institution: Legal Aid of Nebraska
Project Director: Michelle Soll (msoll@legalaidofnebraska.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project is to assist Nebraska producers, through... More

Preventing and Responding to Major Disease Outbreak

Award Amount: $49,989
Institution: University of Missouri
Project Director: Teng Lim (limt@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project aims to conduct a series of workshops focusing... More

Reducing Turnover Risk Through Development of Employers and Employees

Award Amount: $49,991
Institution: Michigan State University
Project Director: Stanley Moore (moorest@anr.msu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Employee turnover continues to be a substantial risk to dairy farms... More

Regional Workshops to Improve Missouri’s Farm Labor Management

Award Amount: $49,488
Institution: University of Missouri
Project Director: Ryan Milhollin (milhollinr@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project proposes to develop and deliver regional, in-person farm labor... More

Third Party Crop Injury and Insurance

Award Amount: $28,756
Institution: The Curators of the University of Missouri
Project Director: Ray Massey (masseyr@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses legal risks surrounding 3rd party injury due... More