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Creating Economic Opportunities in Georgia through Innovative Food Entrepreneurship to Build Sustainable and Equitable Food Systems.

Award Amount: $49,973
Institution: University of Georgia
Project Director: Anand Mohan (anandmohan@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Food entrepreneurial ventures provide robust economic growth and opportunities for job... More

Crop Insurance Education for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in the Arkansas Delta

Award Amount: $74,916
Institution: University of Arkansas Pine Bluff
Project Director: Henry English (englishh@uapb.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project will address the following crop insurance topics: Actual... 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 Producers on Food Safety, Marketing of Farm Products and Record-keeping Requirements to Strengthen Regional Supply Chains

Award Amount: $49,746
Institution: University of Mount Olive
Project Director: Edward Olive (eolive@umo.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Farmers encounter many risks throughout their farming operation. One... More

Enhancing farm viability through improved financial risk and marketing risk management for Young, and New and Beginning horticulture farmers in Louisiana.

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Louisiana State University AgCenter
Project Director: Maria Bampasidou (mbampasidou@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will provide educational opportunities to young and new... More

Farmer Risk Management Rebound from COVID-19

Award Amount: $49,872
Institution: Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP)
Project Director: Charlie Jackson (charlie@asapconnections.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
“Farmer Risk Management Rebound from COVID-19” will support 255 small,... More

Farming in the Future: Agriculture, Energy, and Environment in the Era of Climate Change

Award Amount: $49,513
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Shannon Ferrell (shannon.l.ferrell@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Our efforts will focus directly on the production and legal risks... More

Financial and Recordkeeping Education to Enhance Resilience of Minority-Owned Farms in Alabama

Award Amount: $10,000
Institution: Alabama A&M University
Project Director: Duncan M Chembezi (duncan.chembezi@aamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Exploratory Projects: Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Farming is a business and good financial management and sound... 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

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 RISKS FOR PRODUCERS UNDERSERVED BY CROP INSURANCE

Award Amount: $9,999
Institution: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Project Director: William Crutchfield (wcrutchfield@vsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Exploratory Projects: Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Virginia State University proposes to conduct risk management education project for... 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

Master your Business: An online certificate course for forage and livestock farmers

Award Amount: $49,779
Institution: Auburn University
Project Director: Leanne Dillard (dillasa@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project seeks to improve access to forage and livestock production... More

Mitigating Financial Risk for Small-Scale Farmers Through Budget Training

Award Amount: $49,189
Institution: NCSU, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Project Director: Kathryn Boys (kaboys@ncsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project will recruit and engage small scale and underserved... More

Online Quicken Training for Ag Producers

Award Amount: $39,498
Institution: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
Project Director: JJ Jones (jj.jones@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service has been of the... More

Opening Doors to Improved Agricultural Risk Management, 2021-2022

Award Amount: $98,781
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Project Director: Steven Klose (sklose@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Perpetually low commodity prices, growing debt, and declining agricultural asset... More

Rainfall Index (RI) Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) Insurance Program Education for Arkansas Livestock and Forage Producers

Award Amount: $10,000
Institution: University of Arkansas
Project Director: James Mitchell (jlmitche@uark.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Exploratory Projects: Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project will cover the basics of index-based insurance products... More

Reducing Risk: crop insurance education for specialty crop growers

Award Amount: $67,016
Institution: Kentucky Horticulture Council
Project Director: Cindy Finneseth (cindy@kyhortcouncil.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Reducing Risk: crop insurance education for specialty crop growers is an... More

Risk Management Education for Livestock Producers

Award Amount: $74,272
Institution: Texas A&M University
Project Director: Bart Fischer (bartfischer@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
From COVID-19 to weather-related disasters, livestock and forage producers face... More

Risk Management Education for Socially Disadvantaged, Veteran, and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers in Virginia

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Project Director: William Crutchfield (wcrutchfield@vsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Virginia State University proposes to conduct risk management education project, with... More

Risk Management Outreach for Cattle Producers

Award Amount: $49,951
Institution: National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Project Director: Michaela Clowser (mclowser@beef.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the marketing, financial, production, and human risks cattle... More

Risk Mitigation and Best Management Practices [BMP] Training to Build Resilience of Minority-Owned Farms in Persistent Poverty Communities in Alabama

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: RURAL SOUTH INSTITUTE
Project Director: Duncan M. Chembezi (ruralsouthinstitute@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
Working collaboratively with FSC/LAF, ACES and Alabama's three land-grant universities,... More

Training Growers in Florida to Develop Marketing Plans to Take Advantage of Changing Realities in the Digital Era

Award Amount: $49,891
Institution: University of Florida Tropical Research and Education Center
Project Director: Trent Blare (tblare@ufl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The marketing reality that vegetable and fruit growers confront has... More

Utilizing Precision Agriculture Technology to Improve Financial Resources and Reduce Production Risks

Award Amount: $47,712
Institution: University of Georgia
Project Director: Yangxuan Liu (yangxuan.liu@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
In the U.S., growers are motivated to adopt precision agriculture... More

VI Good Food Coalition Risk Management Initiative: Improving Risk Management for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in the Virgin Islands

Award Amount: $12,877
Institution: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Project Director: Courtney Long (court7@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The VI Good Food Risk Management Initiative will provide Risk... More

Where's the Beef? Economic and Legal Considerations for Direct Beef Sales

Award Amount: $47,726
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Justin Benavidez (benavidezjustin@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2021 Education Projects
Summary
The COVID-19 pandemic caused numerous logistic issues in the food... More