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The Application of Risk Management Education Strategies to Mitigate Land Loss in Socially Disadvantaged Communities in East Texas through Transition and Estate Planning

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Landowners Assocation of Texas
Project Director: Billy Lawton (bclawton.ag@yahoo.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address Land Loss in seven (7) persistence... More

Alabama Black Belt Risk Management Education Program

Award Amount: $99,068
Institution: DuBois Institute for Entrepreneurship
Project Director: Michael Jackson (mjackson@dife.us)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
DuBois Institute “Alabama Black Belt Risk Management Education Program” proposes... More

Boosting rural economies through food innovation startup with mentored entrepreneurial support.

Award Amount: $26,053
Institution: University of Arkansas System, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service
Project Director: Amanda Philyaw Perez (aperez@uaex.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The focus on local foods has potential to create opportunities to... More

Building Resiliency by Protecting Specialty Crop and Livestock Farms

Award Amount: $85,116
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Rockiell Woods (rockw@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
The goal of NCAT’s project is to build economic and... More

Crop and Livestock Insurance Basics for Traditionally Undeserved Producers

Award Amount: $74,724
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: JJ Jones (jj.jones@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
Agriculture in Oklahoma endures economic burdens originating from depressed prices,... More

Developing a Drought Management Plan for the Ranch

Award Amount: $46,670
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Justin Benavidez (benavidezjustin@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Drought is an ever-present concern of Texas livestock and forage producers.... More

Development of an on-line 'Forage Basics' course for livestock and forage producers

Award Amount: $49,608
Institution: Auburn University
Project Director: Leanne Dillard (dillasa@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project will increase the scope and reach of forage risk... More

Economic & Legal Considerations for Hemp Production in Texas

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (tdowell@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
In the midst of low commodity prices, many Texas farmers... More

Expanding Extension Risk Management Education Using Insurance and Non-Insurance Based Tools for Small Farmers and Ranchers in Selected Counties in Florida

Award Amount: $49,891
Institution: North-South Institute
Project Director: Samuel Scott (nsied2002@aol.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The long-term goal of this project is to expand extension risk... More

EXPLORATORY STUDY TO UNDERSTAND RISK MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE OF PRODUCERS AT FARMER’S MARKETS

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Middle Tennessee State University
Project Director: Kishor Luitel (kishor.luitel@mtsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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F-A-R-M Education: Financial and Risk Management Education for Minority Populations and Limited Resource Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: Rural South Institute, Inc
Project Director: Tommie B. Teacher (rsi.ruralsouthinstitute@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
The Rural South Institute, in collaboration with Tri-State Rabbit Growers Association,... More

First Aid/CPR Training: Improving Farm Safety for H2A Workers on Tobacco Farms

Award Amount: $3,941
Institution: The University of Tennessee
Project Director: Xiurui Cui (xcui10@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Hands-On Training for Nontraditional Farmers

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Project Director: Frances Bayne (admin@tofga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Helping Tennessee Farmers Evaluate and Implement New Enterprises and Marketing Strategies

Award Amount: $49,972
Institution: University of Tennessee Extension, Center for Profitable Agriculture
Project Director: Megan Leffew (mleffew@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The Helping Tennessee Farmers Evaluate and Implement New Enterprises and Marketing... More

Implementing Risk Management and Marketing Plans for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers in Georgia

Award Amount: $99,961
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
Applied education consisting of sequential workshops, supplemented by personal assignments and... More

Improving Delivery of Risk Education for Farmers at the Southern SAWG Conference

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group
Project Director: Keith Richards (keith@ssawg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Managing Production and Financial Risk in Forage Production in Mississippi

Award Amount: $48,970
Institution: Mississippi State University
Project Director: Jeff Johnson (jeff.johnson@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide training for forage and cattle producers in... More

Managing Production, Financial, and Marketing Risks : Producer Education on Contract Development and Crop Insurance Decisions in Industrial Hemp Production

Award Amount: $60,869
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Aaron Smith (aaron.smith@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
In the last three years, interest in industrial hemp production... More

Managing risk associated with the use of automatic milking and feeding systems (robots) in dairy farms of the Southern region.

Award Amount: $49,976
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Gonzalo FERREIRA (gonf@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The use of automated systems (also known as "robots") is... More

Oklahoma Statewide Women in Agriculture Conference

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: OSU Extension
Project Director: Sonya McDaniel (sonya.mcdaniel@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
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Phase II: Estate and Farm Succession Planning and the Next Generation of Farmers in Alabama

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Alabama A&M University
Project Director: Duncan M Chembezi (duncan.chembezi@aamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Phase II focuses on estate and succession planning to address... More

Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness in Puerto Rico

Award Amount: $99,792
Institution: University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
Project Director: Alexandra Gregory (alexandra.gregory@upr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
In 2017 hurricane María stroked Puerto Rico and in the beginning... More

Risk Management Education - Preparing Agricultural Decision Makers, 2020-21

Award Amount: $98,640
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Project Director: Steven Klose (sklose@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
An extended period of continued low commodity prices, growing debt,... More

Strategic Investment in Limited-Resource Farmers to Mitigate and Manage Risk in Mississippi

Award Amount: $49,644
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Rockiell Woods (rockw@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
i. NCAT’s project addresses Aspirational Goals of production, marketing, financial, legal,... More

Teaching Livestock and Horticulture Production and Financial Risk Management to New and Beginning Oklahoma Veteran Farmers.

Award Amount: $34,922
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Joshua Campbell (joshua.campbell@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses production, marketing and financial risks generally experienced by... More

Virginia Sustainable Farms and Agribusiness Education Initiative

Award Amount: $48,584
Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Project Director: John Bovay (bovay@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The goal of the project is to enhance farm viability... More

What are the Odds: A Decision Tool to Simulate Probabilities of Success for Farm Transition Tools

Award Amount: $49,983
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Shannon Ferrell (shannon.l.ferrell@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Recent research at Oklahoma State University suggests many farms may be... More

Who's Going to Fill My Shoes: Planning from the beginning to the end for succession in a farming operation education project

Award Amount: $35,118
Institution: Texas Corn Producers Association
Project Director: Angie Martin (angie@texascorn.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
In the next decade, Texas will experience the largest intergenerational land transfer... More