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How Do You Know Your Pricing is Right, and Your Investment is Protected?

Award Amount: $80,137
Institution: Cornell University Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Robert Hadad (rgh26@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
The Cornell Cooperative Extension Team’s How Do You Know Your... More

2021 Risk Management Education for West Virginia Beginning and Veteran Farmers

Award Amount: $87,216
Institution: West Virginia University
Project Director: Lisa Jones (lisa.lagana@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project will help small veteran and beginning farmers in... More

A Cohort-based Approach to Managing Risk and Increasing the Economic Viability of Women Producers in Hawaii.

Award Amount: $97,808
Institution: Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council
Project Director: Dave Elliott (dave.elliott@oahurcd.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
Oahu RC&D will use a cohort-based approach to assist a... More

Addressing the Need for On-Farm Direct Marketing and Agritourism Support in Oregon

Award Amount: $44,045
Institution: Oregon State University Extension Service Lane County
Project Director: Melissa Fery (melissa.fery@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses on-farm direct marketing and agritourism opportunities for... More

Agricultural Supervisor Certificate Program

Award Amount: $49,170
Institution: California Farm Labor Contractor Association
Project Director: Guadalupe Sandoval (lupe@calflca.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the legal, personnel management, and financial risks resulting... More

Agricultural Wildfire Training and Preparedness

Award Amount: $29,000
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Jacob Powell (jacob.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Wildfire training for farmers and ranchers will be developed and... More

Agritourism Risk Management in this Brand-New Era

Award Amount: $33,711
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Project Director: Miriam Boateng (mb2377@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will create a risk management resource guide for farmers... More

Agritourism Safety and Liability: Updating Best Risk Management Practices for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Award Amount: $45,870
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Lisa Chase (lisa.chase@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Consumer demand for local food and experiences on farms has led... More

Assessing the experience and needs of marginalized farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Rhizobia, LLC
Project Director: Natalia Pinzon Jimenez (natalia@nataliapinzon.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Exploratory Projects
Summary
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating and exposing vulnerability throughout the... More

Boots-2-Bushels: Improving farm viability through comprehensive education and hands-on training for veterans and farmers with a disability

Award Amount: $35,374
Institution: University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Caragh Fitzgerald (cfitzgerald@maine.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Boots-2-Bushels (B2B) is a comprehensive 9-month market gardening education and... More

Building a Foundation to Support Direct Farm-to-Market Business Sustainability

Award Amount: $49,865
Institution: Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Project Director: Deb Ihm (dihm@swtc.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Southwest Tech will create and deliver a Direct Farm-to-Market Business... More

Building Farm and Ranch Resiliency in the Age of Financial Uncertainty

Award Amount: $27,449
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project will be to address the financial... More

Calving Distribution Improving Uniformity and Profit

Award Amount: $45,770
Institution: South Dakota State University Extension
Project Director: Olivia Amundson (olivia.amundson@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address production, marketing, and financial risk. We... More

Capitalizing on the synergy of incorporating annual forages in grazing plans to reduce risk

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Project Director: Denise Schwab (dschwab@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project focuses on the synergy of incorporating annual forages into... More

Cloud-Based Technology to Strengthen Native-Owned Farms and Food Systems

Award Amount: $39,160
Institution: New Mexico Community Capital
Project Director: CJ Moya (cj@nmccap.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Our project’s core purpose is to enhance the economic viability... More

Developing Culturally-Appropriate Record Keeping Methods & Tools to Enable Discovery and Communication of Marketing Risks and Opportunities at Amish Produce Auctions

Award Amount: $40,714
Institution: Cornell University Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Elizabeth Buck (emb273@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Combined, the Amish-run Chautauqua (CPA) and Genesee Valley (GVPA) Produce Auctions... More

Economics of Grain Bag Storage Systems: Educating Mississippi Delta Grain Producers on Production, Marketing, and Financial Risks

Award Amount: $27,600
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Aaron Smith (aaron.smith@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Effectively marketing corn is essential to producer profitability in the... More

Educating Underserved and Socially Disadvantage Farmers on Risk Management and Mitigation

Award Amount: $99,996
Institution: Michigan State University, Samora Institute
Project Director: Ruben Martinez (mart1097@msu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Underserved Producer
Summary
The proposed project will address management and mitigation approaches related to production,... More

Empowering Iowa and Nebraska farmers with crop insurance

Award Amount: $91,758
Institution: Center for Rural Affairs
Project Director: Johnathan Hladik (johnathanh@cfra.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Underserved Producer
Summary
The Center for Rural Affairs (CFRA) will develop educational materials... More

Exploring Micro-Learning Methods for Farm Strategic Leadership & Management Education

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Project Director: Stephanie Plaster (stephanie.plaster@wisc.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
Farm business viability requires adaptation to changing environments and business shocks. Strategic... More

Family Communications, Succession Planning, and Estate Planning for Maryland Agricultural Families

Award Amount: $34,345
Institution: University of Maryland Extension
Project Director: Alexander Chan (alexchan@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Extension has a history of providing workshops addressing retirement and... More

Farmers Build Wildfire Resilience - Phase II

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Rhizobia, LLC
Project Director: Natalia Pinzon Jimenez (natalia@nataliapinzon.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Climate change and high-intensity wildfires increasingly threaten agriculture in the... More

Financial Management Practices to Rapidly Evaluate and Respond to New Situations

Award Amount: $24,707
Institution: TSNE-The Carrot Project
Project Director: Dorothy Suput (dsuput@thecarrotproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This application describes a training that empowers participants to plan and... More

Food Safety, Finances, and Fulfillment: Reducing Risk for Specialty Crop Producers

Award Amount: $99,492
Institution: The Land Connection
Project Director: Jacquelyn Evers (jacquelyn@thelandconnection.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Underserved Producer
Summary
Even with the launch of Whole Farm Revenue Protection in... More

Grid Scale Solar Energy Development in the Mid-Atlantic Region – Leasing Impacts to Ongoing Agricultural Production

Award Amount: $48,550
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: jon laughner (jbl14@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Shale energy leasing in Pennsylvania and nearby states impacted land... More

Hybrid Education to Advance Business Succession Readiness

Award Amount: $48,966
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Mark Cannella (mark.cannella@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
UVM Extension Agricultural Business will develop a hybrid educational model... More

Implementing Risk Management Marketing Plans for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Underserved by Crop Insurance in South Carolina

Award Amount: $99,610
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services, Inc.
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Applied education consisting of sequential workshops, supplemented by personal assignments and... More

Improving Risk Management Skills and Crop Insurance Literacy among Underserved Specialty Crop Producers in the Sierra Foothills

Award Amount: $70,000
Institution: University of California Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Cindy Fake (cefake@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
Small-scale specialty crop producers in the Sierra Nevada foothills in California... More

Increasing Forest Producer Resiliency in the face of Wildfire and Drought Risks in Northwest Washington

Award Amount: $49,986
Institution: Northwest Natural Resource Group
Project Director: Kirk Hanson (kirk@nnrg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Forest owners in northwest Washington face production risks from drought... More

Integrating Enterprise Budgets into the Whole Farm using the Ag Budget Calculator Program

Award Amount: $48,207
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Glennis McClure (gmcclure3@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The project goal is to continue the development of the... More

Kansas Cow-Calf Producer Crop Insurance and Risk Management Education Program

Award Amount: $99,714
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Jennifer Ifft (jifft@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Underserved Producer
Summary
The beef industry contributes over half of farm revenue in... More

Labor Considerations for Kentucky Farmers: An Overview of Legal and Regulatory Implications

Award Amount: $33,858
Institution: AgSafe
Project Director: Natalie Gupton (natalie@agsafe.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The AgSafe Labor Considerations for Kentucky Farmers: An Overview of Legal... More

Managing Environmental and Economic Risks in Groundwater Use for Underserved Farmers in the San Joaquin Valley

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
Project Director: Ruth Dahlquist-Willard (rdahlquistwillard@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address three areas of risk for underserved farmers... More

Managing Operational Risk for Cattle Production

Award Amount: $34,490
Institution: Jackson County Commission with the WVU Extension Service
Project Director: John Johnson (john.johnson@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project will target regional beef producers in the Ohio... More

Managing the Marketing, Legal, and Safety Risks for Hemp Products

Award Amount: $33,338
Institution: University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Project Director: Heather Darby (heather.darby@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will focus on the marketing, legal and safety... More

Managing the Risks from Coffee Leaf Rust, a New and Devastating Disease Affecting Hawaii Coffee and its Underserved Producers

Award Amount: $99,981
Institution: University of Hawaii
Project Director: Andrea Kawabata (andreak@hawaii.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
Coffee Leaf Rust (CLR) is the most devastating disease of... More

Marketing Education for Row Crop Producers in Alabama and Mississippi

Award Amount: $47,943
Institution: Mississippi State University
Project Director: Will Maples (will.maples@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide row crop producers in Alabama and Mississippi... More

Maryland Food Ventures Curriculum and Online Portal for Food Entrepreneurs

Award Amount: $26,672
Institution: University of Maryland
Project Director: Ginger Myers (gsmyers@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Producers are using value-added food products as a way extend the... More

Maximizing Profit Opportunities in Pulse Crops

Award Amount: $49,773
Institution: North Dakota State University Williston Research Extension Center
Project Director: Audrey Kalil (audrey.kalil@ndsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Pulse crops are dry edible legumes such as pea, lentil and... More

Mitigating risk for beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers through bilingual financial literacy and farm business management training

Award Amount: $70,000
Institution: Grow Food dba Viva Farms
Project Director: Michael Frazier (michael@vivafarms.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
Topics:Business planning Business structuresAccounting conceptsFinancial recordkeeping Enterprise budgetsCash flow managementAccounting... More

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Risk Management Education: Resiliency Management Education; Climate Variability; Wildfire Response; and Marketing Strategies.

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: Napa Valley Grapegrowers
Project Director: Sonya DeLuca (sdeluca@napagrowers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Ten of California’s most destructive fires occurred in the last... More

Navigating an Uncertain Employment Environment with Support in the Northeast Region

Award Amount: $48,529
Institution: Farm Commons
Project Director: Sarah Vaile (sarah@farmcommons.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Through this project, 220 farmers in Northeast region will understand... More

Navigating an Uncertain Employment Law Environment with Comprehensive Support in the Western Region

Award Amount: $40,000
Institution: Farm Commons, Inc.
Project Director: Sarah Vaile (sarah@farmcommons.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Through this project, 220 farmers in the Western region will understand... More

Nebraska Land Access: Connecting Landowners and Land Seekers

Award Amount: $49,886
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address the human resources, and financial risks landowners... More

Next Generation Farmer Peer Group Development to Build Risk Management Strategies

Award Amount: $48,210
Institution: Cornell University Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Teresa Rusinek (tr28@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The "Next Generation Farmer Peer Group Development to Build Risk Management... More

Oneida County Urban Farm Learning Lab at Union Station

Award Amount: $39,991
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County
Project Director: Bonnie Collins (bsc33@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County (CCEOC) will develop the Oneida... More

Online Bilingual Farm Business Management Education for New Producers

Award Amount: $49,991
Institution: Michigan State University
Project Director: Melissa McKendree (mckend14@msu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will train new producers in Michigan (<10 years... More

Online Development and Delivery of Farm Business Management to Central Utah Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $40,840
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Snow College Farm Business Management will pivot to developing and... More

Partnering for Specialty Crop Success: Increasing Resiliency through Farmer and Educator Collaboration

Award Amount: $45,076
Institution: Land Stewardship Project
Project Director: Nick Olson (nicko@landstewardshipproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
For specialty crop farmers in South Central Minnesota and West Central... More

Planning Ahead: Preparing Utah Livestock Producers for Drought

Award Amount: $47,687
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Ruger Carter (ruger.carter@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Since the development of the U.S. Drought Monitor in 2000, Utah... More

Production, Marketing and Finance Risk Education for Hawaii Beef Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $70,000
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Dillon Feuz (dillon.feuz@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
USU and UH will partner with RMA to jointly organize and... More

Production, Marketing, and Legal Risk Management for Organic Producers

Award Amount: $98,344
Institution: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
Project Director: Carol Goland (cgoland@oeffa.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Underserved Producer
Summary
The project addresses: (1) legal risk: environmental regulations; production risks: (2)... More

Providing Risk Management Education and Technical Assistance to improve farming success with sixty Immigrant and Military Veteran Families in Colonia Chaparral, Otero County, southern New Mexico.”

Award Amount: $30,000
Institution: National Immigrant Farming Initiative Inc.
Project Director: Rigoberto Delgado (rigo@immigrantfarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Title: “Providing Risk Management Education and Technical Assistance to improve farming... More

Risk Management associated with use of Automatic Milking and Feeding Systems (Robots) for Western Dairies

Award Amount: $49,333
Institution: Regents of the University of Idaho
Project Director: Hernan Tejeda (htejeda@uidaho.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The use of automated systems in the dairy industry (also... More

Risk Management Education for Nebraska Livestock and Forage Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $95,471
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Elliott Dennis (elliott.dennis@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Underserved Producer
Summary
This program focuses on teaching current and future beef cattle and... More

Risk Management Education for Urban Agriculture Women Entrepreneurs

Award Amount: $37,001
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Rachel Rawls (rwigingt@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Risk Management Education for Women Urban Agriculture Entrepreneurs is being created... More

Risk Management Education in Vermont 2021-2022

Award Amount: $99,754
Institution: University of Vermont State and Agricultural College
Project Director: Jake Jacobs (jake.jacobs@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
With approximately 90 percent of U.S. farm acres covered by crop... More

Risk Management for Improved Viability of the Northeast Hemp Industry

Award Amount: $29,220
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Lindsey Pashow (lep67@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The project will cover production, marketing, financial, legal, and human risks.... More

Risk Management in the Time of COVID-19: Beginning and Latino Small Farm Support in California

Award Amount: $70,000
Institution: California FarmLink
Project Director: Nathan Weller (nathan@cafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
This project builds on lessons learned over 20 years of... More

Risk Management Outreach for Cattle Producers

Award Amount: $49,451
Institution: National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Project Director: Michaela Clowser (mclowser@beef.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the marketing, financial, production, and human risks... More

Risk Management Skills for Kansas Women in Agriculture-A statewide program to address crop insurance, government programs and marketing amid a struggling farm economy

Award Amount: $49,947
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Allen Featherstone (afeather@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
According to USDA, there are 30,497 women producers in Kansas... More

Risk Management Under Climate Uncertainty: Building Resilience for Underserved Producers through Farmer-to-Farmer Led Insurance Education

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Rhizobia, LLC
Project Director: Natalia Pinzon Jimenez (natalia@nataliapinzon.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
This project builds on past programs delivering climate-risk management education... More

RME on POS Software, Record Keeping, WFRP, and Financial Planning

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: The University of Arizona
Project Director: Russell Tronstad (tronstad@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Underserved Projects
Summary
The number of electronic Point of Sale or Service (POS)... More

Short Term Operating Plans for Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,985
Institution: The Curators of the University of Missouri
Project Director: Mary Sobba (sobbam@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Farming and ranching requires timely decisions to keep the business... More

Soybean Cyst Nematode: A New Threat to Soybean Production and Profitability in the Northeast

Award Amount: $29,730
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Kenneth Wise (klw24@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the #1 pest of... More

Spray Safe, Spray Well: Reducing Pesticide Use Risks for Beginning Organic Growers and Spanish-Speaking Farmers

Award Amount: $97,795
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Ethan Grundberg (eg572@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This proposal aims to support growers in better managing the... More

Strategic Marketing for Your Farm's Future

Award Amount: $49,857
Institution: Purdue University - Purdue Extension - Putnam County
Project Director: Jenna Nees (smith535@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
“Strategic Marketing for Your Farm’s Future” will empower producers to make... More

Strength in Networks: Risk management education for underserved producers in NY's Hudson Valley

Award Amount: $65,471
Institution: Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming
Project Director: David Llewellyn (dllewellyn@glynwood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
The Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming (Glynwood) is... More

Strengthening Women and Beginning Farmers Labor Management Skills to Reduce Risks on Livestock and Specialty Crop Farms

Award Amount: $49,684
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Beth Holtzman (beth.holtzman@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Through this project, 90 farmers who operate specialty crop and... More

Supporting Producers to Manage Risks through Online and Novel Software Technology Applications

Award Amount: $49,943
Institution: Trustees of Tufts College
Project Director: Jennifer Hashley (jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Producers desire to improve sales, manage customers, track production, increase land... More

The Pillars of Contingency Planning: An Integrated Approach to Managing Risk for Farms and Agribusinesses

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics
Project Director: Renee Wiatt (reneewiatt@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The Pillars of Contingency Planning will encompass a process to... More

Training Underserved Specialty Crop Producers to Mitigate Production Risk through Farmland Assessment and Soil Health Practices

Award Amount: $99,960
Institution: Trustees of Tufts College
Project Director: Jennifer Hashley (jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers face increasing crop production risks due... More

Women in Agriculture: Effective Communication Skills and Strategies to Reduce Stress on the Farm

Award Amount: $83,895
Institution: PA Farm Link
Project Director: Michelle Kirk (mkirk@pafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Communication and stress go hand in hand. Whether with a... More

YouTube Live Video: Development of social media direct marketing curriculum for PNW small scale farmers

Award Amount: $49,949
Institution: Washington State University
Project Director: Jihyeong Son (jihyeong.son@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The social media marketing curriculum, developed through support from the Emerging... More