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2019 Farm Bill / Risk Management Education and Decision Tool

Award Amount: $41,957
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Amy Hagerman (amy.hagerman@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
One of the primary risk management tools available to agricultural producers... More

2019 West Virginia Farmer Tax Education Outreach Program

Award Amount: $37,590
Institution: WVU- Extension Service
Project Director: Lisa Jones (llagana@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will help small farm producers manage financial risks... More

Alabama Specialty Crop Budget Education

Award Amount: $38,192
Institution: Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Kevin Burkett
Project Director: Kevin Burkett (ksb0002@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Enterprise budgets are an important tool for beginning, mid-level and... More

Analyzing Contributions of Enterprises Diversification or Adjustments within Enterprises to Farm Profitability for South Central Utah Beginning and Progressing Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,714
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Building on participants' previously acquired knowledge of financial record keeping and... More

Annie’s Project: Farming in New Jersey’s Cities and the Urban Fringe

Award Amount: $39,700
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Project Director: Robin Brumfield (brumfiel@njaes.rutgers.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
New Jersey is heavily urbanized, with 92.2 percent of its population... More

Bilingual Food Safety Training for Southeast Asian and Latino Small-Scale Farms

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
Project Director: Ruth Dahlquist-Willard (rdahlquistwillard@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address the legal risk that small-scale farmers... More

Bringing Animal Manure & Mortality Risk Management Classes Alive with Virtual Reality Field Tour Technology

Award Amount: $49,622
Institution: Biological & Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University
Project Director: Zong Liu (zongliu@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project aims to develop risk-based training of manure and... More

Building farm resilience: on-farm leadership development and human resources training

Award Amount: $31,110
Institution: Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture, Inc. (CISA)
Project Director: Kelly Coleman (kelly@buylocalfood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide farmers in western Massachusetts with tools and... More

Building Resiliency and Reducing Producer Risk through Improved Soil Health and Water Management

Award Amount: $30,420
Institution: ShoreRivers
Project Director: Laura Wood (lwood@shorerivers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the production risks related to degrading soil... More

California Farmers Build Fire Resilience

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture
Project Director: Natalia Pinzon (natalia@mesaprogram.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The size, longevity and intensity of wildfires is rapidly increasing... More

Carbon Farming in Hawaii - Producer Perspectives

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council
Project Director: Jean Brokish (jean.brokish@oahurcd.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects
Summary
With recent global attention to the effects of climate change, particularly... More

ComMoonity: Network-based Q&A App for Robotic Milking Farmers

Award Amount: $49,548
Institution: University of Minnesota
Project Director: Kota Minegishi (kota@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
As U.S. dairy production continues to consolidate, the viability of many... More

Dairy Goat Industry in Iowa - Addressing Needs and $!

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Project Director: Jennifer Bentley (jbentley@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
With dairy goat inventories and interests rising in Iowa and... More

Dairy Risk Management Education for North Carolina & the Southeast

Award Amount: $17,446
Institution: North Carolina State University
Project Director: Brittany Whitmire (bfwhitmi@ncsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Dairy farms across the country have struggled with low milk prices,... More

Develop a catalogue of solutions for addressing risks associated with scaling up fruit and vegetable production to sell to Frederick County Public Schools

Award Amount: $3,500
Institution: Community FARE
Project Director: Janice Wiles (frederickfoodhub@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,500 maximum)
Summary
In early 2019 our Project Team will partner with the... More

Developing Marketing Plans and Strategies for Socially Disadvantaged, Limited Resource, and Native American Farmers and Ranchers in Oklahoma

Award Amount: $47,734
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project is designed to enable small, limited resource, socially disadvantaged,... More

Developing Preventative Food Safety and Biosecurity Risk Management Education Programs for the Georgia Pasture Poultry Growers

Award Amount: $48,999
Institution: University of Georgia
Project Director: Anand Mohan (anandmohan@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Locally grown pasture poultry and small outlet type retail food... More

Educating Produce Growers & Workers in the Farm Food Safety Aspects of Efficient Reasonable Cleaning of Wash-Line Equipment

Award Amount: $44,267
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Robert Hadad (rgh26@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The project addresses risks facing produce growers concerning farm food safety.... More

Exploring the Need for Cooperative Education in Addressing the Dairy Crisis

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: The Learning Connection
Project Director: Kristine Ranger (kristine@knowledgenavigators.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
As of October 1st, Michigan has lost almost 150 dairy... More

Farm and Ranch Estate and Transition Planning in Southwest Montana

Award Amount: $44,268
Institution: Montana State University Extension, Park County
Project Director: Tracy Mosley (tmosley@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses human and legal risks associated with farm and... More

Farm Bill Risk Management Workshops for Ohio Producers

Award Amount: $49,966
Institution: The Ohio State University
Project Director: Chris Zoller (zoller.1@osu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The proposed project addresses production, financial and legal risk management... More

Farm Financial Skills for Kansas Women in Agriculture-A statewide program to address financial risk amid a struggling farm economy

Award Amount: $49,866
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Mykel Taylor (mtaylor@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
According to USDA, there are 25,611 women producers in Kansas... More

Farm Transition and Estate Planning: Create Your Farm Legacy Retreats and Interactive Workshops

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Minnesota Extension
Project Director: Megan Roberts (meganr@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Several organizations in Minnesota have formed a new partnership to more... More

Farming Together: Enhancing Your Worth as a Farm Business Partner

Award Amount: $41,628
Institution: Purdue University - Purdue Extension - Putnam County
Project Director: Jenna Nees (smith535@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
“Farming Together: Enhancing Your Worth as a Farm Business Partner” will... More

Financial Check-Ups for Farmers’ Market-Plus-Wholesale Vendors

Award Amount: $49,729
Institution: Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
Project Director: Helene Murray (misamail@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will cover marketing risk and financial risk for farmers’... More

Hands-on Educational Workshops to Improve Risk Management and Financial Decision-Making for Dairy Farmers in the Western Region

Award Amount: $49,998
Institution: Regents of the University of Idaho
Project Director: Hernan Tejeda (htejeda@uidaho.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses risk management education topics by covering areas in... More

How to get $4 corn

Award Amount: $49,985
Institution: University of Minnesota
Project Director: Edward Usset (usset001@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
With prices low and margins tight, grain marketing strategies and decisions... More

Improving Marketing Risk Management Skills: Combining In-Person and Online Educational Delivery

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Nathan Thompson (thomp530@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Producers need a better understanding of available marketing tools and how... More

Increasing the Profitability of Missouri Crop Farmers through Improved Marketing Strategies

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Missouri
Project Director: John Kruse (krusej@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project would focus helping producers develop and implement marketing plans... More

Interactive Budget Pilot Program

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Glennis McClure (gmcclure3@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
The “Interactive Budgets Pilot Program” grant will assess the usability... More

Investigation of DroneDeploy as an option to create Plant Health data

Award Amount: $1,344
Institution: Marathon County UW-Extension
Project Director: Heather Schlesser (heather.schlesser@ces.uwex.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will evaluate the use of drones on Marathon County... More

Labor Considerations for Scaling Up Production: H-2A Decision Tool

Award Amount: $49,624
Institution: AgSafe
Project Director: Angelina Ceja (angelina@agsafe.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The AgSafe Labor Considerations for Scaling Up Production: H-2A Decision Tool is... More

Land Leasing: Integrating Behavioral Economics into Leasing Education

Award Amount: $3,000
Institution: University of Missouri
Project Director: Ray Massey (masseyr@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will allow Ray Massey (MU) and Mykel Taylor... More

Livestock Traceability: Assisting Ranchers in the Employment of Technologies to Improve Record Keeping, Productivity & Add Value to the Operation

Award Amount: $48,035
Institution: California Cattlemen's Association
Project Director: Justin Oldfield (justin@calcattlemen.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The project seeks to educate and assist ranchers in employing... More

Making It Happen: Profitability & Success 2020 (MIH2020)

Award Amount: $21,986
Institution: TSNE-The Carrot Project
Project Director: Dorothy Suput (dsuput@thecarrotproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Making It Happen 2020 is an outcome-based risk management training... More

Malting Barley Production: Reducing the Risks of a New Market in the North Central Region

Award Amount: $49,260
Institution: The Ohio State University
Project Director: Laura Lindsey (lindsey.233@osu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address production, marketing, and financial risk management for... More

Managing Agricultural Land in 2020 and Beyond

Award Amount: $26,073
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project will be to address the... More

Managing Marketing and Business Risks for Urban and Non-Traditional Farmers

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Prairie View A&M University
Project Director: Nelson Daniels (ndaniels@ag.tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Managing Marketing and Business Risks for Urban and Non-Traditional Farmers... More

Managing Risk by Improving Farm Business Management Skills

Award Amount: $38,709
Institution: The University of Tennessee
Project Director: Wendell Pepper (hal.pepper@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Managing Risk by Improving Farm Business Management Skills multi-state project... More

Mental Health Issues for Farmers, Their Families, and Their Communities

Award Amount: $47,810
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Shannon Ferrell (shannon.l.ferrell@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Financial stress in the U.S. agricultural sector stirs apprehension that trends... More

Montana Master Cattle Producer's Program

Award Amount: $28,897
Institution: Montana State University
Project Director: Megan Van Emon (megan.vanemon@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The overall goal of the Montana Master Cattle Producer program is... More

Navajo Agriculture and Natural Resources Sustainability Project

Award Amount: $29,778
Institution: New Mexico State University
Project Director: Michael Patrick (jmpat@nmsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The proposed project will seek to increase the profitability and sustainability... More

Nudge to Insure: Exploring Behavioral Economics in Risk Management Education

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Auburn University
Project Director: Brittney Goodrich (bkg0007@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
This proposal will fund efforts to assemble tools from behavioral economics... More

Nudge to Insure: Exploring Behavioral Economics in Risk Management Education

Award Amount: $3,500
Institution: University of Delaware
Project Director: Kelly Davidson (kade@udel.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,500 maximum)
Summary
This proposal will fund efforts to assemble tools from behavioral... More

Pennsylvania Farmstead Dairy Products Marketing Baseline Survey

Award Amount: $2,782
Institution: Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Sarah Cornelisse (sar243@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($3,500 maximum)
Summary
This project consists of conducting a baseline "state of the industry"... More

Pollinator Protection and Risk Reduction Through Grower Education

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Horticulture Industries Society
Project Director: Cathy Hersom (hortindustriesshow@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
Protecting native and managed pollinators will be key to reducing... More

Prevention and Preparation: Mitigating and Minimizing Risks of Unforeseen Events through Equipping Producers and Processors with Communication, Economic, and Regulatory Food Safety Knowledge and Resources

Award Amount: $43,556
Institution: Mississippi State University
Project Director: Courtney Crist (cac400@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This multidisciplinary workshop and project addresses food safety and business... More

Profitable Pasture-Finished Beef Production

Award Amount: $48,759
Institution: University of Kentucky
Project Director: Greg Halich (greg.halich@uky.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Demand for pasture-finished beef has grown dramatically in the past decade,... More

Re-establishing Gardens to Increase Locally Grown Produce to Help Improve Health in the Hualapai Tribal Community

Award Amount: $2,000
Institution: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Elisabeth Alden (aldene@cals.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects
Summary
In 2018, a community garden was re-established on the Hualapai reservation.... More

Reducing Farmer Risk from Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

Award Amount: $45,137
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chenango County
Project Director: Kenneth Smith (kas294@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The project purpose is to reduce health and economic risks... More

Reducing Financial Stress Through Market Diversification and Policy Awareness for Beef Producers in South Dakota

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: South Dakota State University, West River Ag Center
Project Director: Ken Olson (kenneth.olson@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Recent market volatility has created a new reality for beginning... More

Reducing Human and Financial Risk for Beginning, Military Veteran, and Historically Underserved Farmers through Farm Stress, Wellness, and Safety Education

Award Amount: $48,404
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Kim Niewolny (niewolny@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project aims to reduce human and financial risk for Virgnia... More

Reducing Producer Risk in the San Juan Islands Through Improved Forest Management

Award Amount: $49,777
Institution: Northwest Natural Resource Group
Project Director: Kirk Hanson (kirk@nnrg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Forest producers in San Juan County, WA face challenging conditions... More

Risk and Profitability in Beef Production

Award Amount: $34,225
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Ryan Larsen (ryan.larsen@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Utah Beef producers face multiple sources of risk due to the... More

Risk and Reward: Understanding Yield-Price Correlation to Make Better Marketing and Crop Insurance Decisions

Award Amount: $31,568
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Commodity marketing and crop insurance contract advice often fails to highlight... More

Risk Management Education for Forest Producers in SW Oregon: Addressing Climate Variability

Award Amount: $37,917
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Max Bennett (max.bennett@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will enable new and established forest producers, including small... More

Risk Management Education for Native American Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Ruby Ward (ruby.ward@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address the Native American (NA) agricultural producers in... More

Risk Management Strategies for Female Agritourism Operators in Pennsylvania

Award Amount: $27,300
Institution: Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Claudia Schmidt (czs786@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
As small farms struggle to remain in business, interest in diversifying... More

Risk Management Strategies for Tennessee's Dairy Producers

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Sreedhar Upendram (supendra@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
Dairy producers in Tennessee are faced with an overabundant supply of... More

Risk Management Workshops for Small-Scale Producers in Texas

Award Amount: $38,383
Institution: Council for Healthy Food Systems
Project Director: Judith McGeary (info@healthyfoodsystems.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Council for Healthy Food Systems will produce and host 14... More

Self-directed Marketing Approaches for Small Holder farms (SMASH)

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association
Project Director: Christopher Brown (chris@albafarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) proposes to deliver intensive, land-based... More

Skill Up! Utilizing Agritourism to Grow Farm Income

Award Amount: $49,809
Institution: Oahu Resource Conservation and Dev Council
Project Director: Jean Brokish (jean.brokish@oahurcd.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Oahu RC&D will provide risk management information to a growing network... More

Strategies for Success: Risk Management Education & Whole Farm Support of Beginning Farmers in the Southern Appalachians.

Award Amount: $48,802
Institution: Organic Growers School
Project Director: Cameron Farlow (cameron@organicgrowersschool.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Organic Growers School will serve beginning, low resource, and sustainable... More

Tackling Farm Succession Planning and Stress on the Farm

Award Amount: $36,177
Institution: Pennsylvania Farm Link, Inc.
Project Director: Darlene Livingston (daliving@pafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
A multifaceted approach will ensure high quality farm succession and farm... More

Targeted Risk Management Training at the Carolina Meat Conference for New Meat Producers

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: NC State University
Project Director: Sarah Blacklin (sarah@ncchoices.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
NC Choices (“NCC” described below) proposes a half-day risk management track... More