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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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