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A comprehensive risk management program for emerging SD sheep producers

Award Amount: $49,959
Institution: South Dakota State University
Project Director: Kelly Froehlich (kelly.froehlich@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The SDSU Emerging Sheep Producers program will be a yearlong... More

Adding Livestock Enterprise Budgets to the Ag Budget Calculator Program

Award Amount: $49,500
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Glennis McClure (gmcclure3@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The project goal is to develop the livestock enterprise budget... More

Addressing Common Pain Points in Risk Management for the Small Independent Virginia Farmer

Award Amount: $49,551
Institution: Local Food Hub
Project Director: Stasia Greenewalt (stasia@localfoodhub.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses two risks that threaten the economic viability... More

An Educational Evaluation and Feedback Process for Grain Producer's Marketing Strategies

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Daniel O'Brien (dobrien@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This proposed project builds upon Kansas State University's work in... More

Annie Goes Online: Risk Management on Your Kitchen Table

Award Amount: $27,521
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Project Director: Robin Brumfield (brumfiel@njaes.rutgers.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
The goal of "Annie Goes Online: Risk Management on Your Kitchen... More

Assessing and Reducing Risk for Young Producers

Award Amount: $40,068
Institution: Wyoming Agricultural Leadership Council
Project Director: Cindy Garretson-Weibel (cindy.weibel@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the need to help ag producers manage... More

Business Planning and Direct to Consumer Marketing Education for Nebraska/Iowa Farmers

Award Amount: $37,854
Institution: Barreras Family Farm LLC
Project Director: Mariel Barreras (mariel@barrerasfamilyfarm.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses marketing challenges and lack of knowledge base... More

Carbon Farming Planning Cohorts– Establishing a Peer Education and Planning Process for Carbon Farming Implementation

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology
Project Director: Amanda Kik (amanda@crosshatch.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The Carbon Farming Planning Cohorts Program will work with farmers... More

Climate and Farm Resiliency for the Next Generation

Award Amount: $27,966
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project will be to address the financial... More

Connecting Massachusetts' Underserved and Beginning Producers to Safety Net and Farm Support Programs

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: Trustees of Tufts College
Project Director: Jennifer Hashley (jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers struggle to access land and... More

Creating Ranch Financial Support Systems with Livestock Insurance Education

Award Amount: $98,291
Institution: Washington State University Extension
Project Director: Tipton Hudson (hudsont@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Underserved Projects
Summary
Beef cattle producers utilize crop insurance at much lower rates... More

Cultivating a Culture of Financial Planning and Risk Management: Training and Tools to Support Small Farm Business Health and Longevity.

Award Amount: $99,725
Institution: Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council
Project Director: Dave Elliott (dave.elliott@oahurcd.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Underserved Projects
Summary
Many of Hawaii’s small, diversified farm businesses are not viable... More

Cybersecurity for Iowa Farmers and Rural Businesses

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Iowa State University
Project Director: Madeline Schultz (schultz@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Agriculture is one of 16 critical infrastructure sectors for the U.S.... More

Demystifying Risk and Facilitating Participation in Crop Insurance and Federal Programs by Minority-Owned Diversified Farms in Black Belt Alabama

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: RURAL SOUTH INSTITUTE
Project Director: Duncan M. Chembezi (ruralsouthinstitute@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Federal crop insurance participation for Alabama producers is remarkably low.... More

Develop and deliver on-farm food safety risk management programs for farmworkers to address food safety liability and meet federal and market-driven food safety requirements

Award Amount: $49,931
Institution: School of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Project Director: Achyut Adhikari (acadhikari@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The overall goal of this project is to develop food safety... More

Developing & Piloting a Novel Design Workshop for Hemp Fiber

Award Amount: $4,999
Institution: University of Vermont Sponsored Project Administration
Project Director: Suzy Hodgson (suzy.hodgson@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will develop content and pilot a design-based approach... More

Development of ‘Horse Basics’ online course for horse operation managers and owners

Award Amount: $48,884
Institution: Auburn University/Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Project Director: Leanne Dillard (dillasa@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project seeks to improve access to forage and equine... More

Educating Women on Human Risk of Groundwater Contamination

Award Amount: $4,013
Institution: University of Nebraska
Project Director: Amy Timmerman (atimmerman2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
Educating Women on Human Risk of Groundwater Contamination is an exploratory... More

Effective Strategies to Enhance Farmers Market Education

Award Amount: $49,293
Institution: West Virginia University
Project Director: Lisa Jones (lisa.lagana@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will increase the understanding of marketing risk management... More

Employing Peer Advisory Groups to implement new business risk management strategies.

Award Amount: $46,708
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Project Director: Francisco Abello (fjabello@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project addresses the production risk associated with the transition into... More

Expanding Equity and Access with Individualized Coaching for Beginning, Socially Disadvantaged, and Specialty Crop Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $83,292
Institution: Future Harvest
Project Director: Niamh Shortt (niamh@futureharvest.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Few beginning, socially disadvantaged, and specialty crop producers in the... More

Expansion of Oat Production in Idaho Exploratory Project

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group
Project Director: Laurie Zuckerman (laurie.zuckerman@esrag.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Exploratory Projects
Summary
This project will explore the feasibility of scaling up oat production... More

Farming Together: Cultivating Relationships and Having the Cash to Bring in the Next Generation

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics
Project Director: Renee Wiatt (reneewiatt@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Proper succession planning is critical for farm longevity and sustainability.... More

FarmPro PA Farm Financial Managerial Tools and Skills Building Tools for Professionals

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: John Wodehouse (jpw20@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
Financial and production records give producers insights into better decision... More

Feeding dairy for all it's worth! Understanding and managing nutritional and economical risks of feeds

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Iowa State University
Project Director: Gail Carpenter (ajcarpen@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
With feeding accounting for more than 50% of the cost... More

Fostering Regionalized Crop Insurance and Risk Management Education for New York Farmers through Cornell Cooperative Extension

Award Amount: $98,091
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Katelyn Walley-Stoll (kaw249@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Farming is a risky business, and meeting the risk management... More

Ground-truthing the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) and the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)

Award Amount: $49,287
Institution: Minnesota Farmers' Market Association
Project Director: Kathy Zeman (kzeman@mfma.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Our project deals with the production risk that specialty crop,... More

Grower Centered Risk Analysis in the Inaugural Year of Hemp Production in Idaho

Award Amount: $31,570
Institution: Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
Project Director: Christina Stucker-Gassi (cstuckergassi@pesticide.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This education project covers topics identified by Idaho producers preparing... More

Guiding Risk Management Strategies for Producers Growing Cover Crops

Award Amount: $99,973
Institution: Central Lakes College
Project Director: Keith Olander (keith.olander@clcmn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
The “Guiding Risk Management Strategies for Producers Growing Cover Crops”... More

How Profitable Will My New Orchard Investment Be? Reducing Risk in Commercial Tree Fruit Production through Training Growers How to Calculate Long-Term Profitability

Award Amount: $21,504
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Mark Wiltberger (mw883@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
In “How Profitable Will My New Orchard Investment Be? Reducing... More

Improving drought resilience for urban farms

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
Project Director: Lucy Diekmann (lodiekmann@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Exploratory Projects
Summary
Because of their reliance on municipal water sources, urban farmers face... More

Improving Farm Business Culture with the Becoming the Employer of Choice Program

Award Amount: $49,592
Institution: The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Project Director: Trisha Wagner (trisha.wagner@wisc.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The project seeks to address human risk of farm businesses and... More

Improving Producers' Risk Management Strategies Under the Montana Local Food Choice Act

Award Amount: $49,669
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization
Project Director: Erin Austin (grantprograms@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Signed into law in April 2021, the Montana Local Food... More

Improving Resiliency Management and Reducing Risk for Western Washington Forest Producers

Award Amount: $49,845
Institution: Northwest Natural Resource Group
Project Director: Kirk Hanson (kirk@nnrg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Forest producers in western Washington face unpredictable and challenging conditions... More

Improving Risk Management for a Diversity of Texas Agricultural Producers, 2022-23

Award Amount: $99,005
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Project Director: Steven Klose (sklose@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Fluctuating commodity prices, rising input costs, threats of inflation, and... More

Innovative Value-Added Agricultural Program for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Veterans

Award Amount: $99,162
Institution: Alabama A&M University
Project Director: E'licia Chaverest (elicia.chaverest@aamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Alabama A&M University (AAMU) Small Farms Research Center (SFRC) project... More

Integrating Risk and Marketing Management Strategies for Socially Disadvantaged, Limited Resource, and Native American Farmers and Ranchers in Oklahoma

Award Amount: $97,700
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Applied education consisting of sequential workshops, supplemented by personal assignments,... More

Land Access and Land Transfer Readiness through Risk Mitigation Strategies

Award Amount: $99,426
Institution: Land Stewardship Project
Project Director: Karen Stettler (stettler@landstewardshipproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
The goal of Land Access and Land Transfer Readiness through... More

Learning Modules Create Foundational Support for Beginning Farmers Success

Award Amount: $49,998
Institution: Pennsylvania Farm Link, Inc.
Project Director: Michelle Kirk (mkirk@pafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
2017 USDA Census of Agriculture reported Pennsylvania has 12,664 young... More

Leveraging Online Courses for In-Person Learning

Award Amount: $4,579
Institution: Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Project Director: Frances Bayne (frankie@tofga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Exploratory Project
Summary
"Leveraging Online Courses for In-Person Learning" will utilize existing online... More

Maine Farm Resilience Program

Award Amount: $39,128
Institution: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Project Director: Ryan Dennett (rdennett@mofga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
This project provides risk management education that advanced-beginning Maine farmers... More

Managing Marketing and Financial Risk in Dairy Farming Systems of the Southern Region

Award Amount: $47,895
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Gonzalo FERREIRA (gonf@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The number of dairy farms in the Southern region has... More

Mitigating Farm Stresses: A Workshop on Personal Well-Being

Award Amount: $47,057
Institution: AgSafe
Project Director: Natalie Gupton (natalie@agsafe.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Mitigating Farm Stress: A Workshop on Personal Well-Being is an in-person... More

Mitigating Risk in Cut Flower Production

Award Amount: $42,000
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County
Project Director: Carla Crim (ceh27@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
Nationwide, there has been a big shift in floral trends. Brides,... More

Mitigating Risks in cost sharing machinery and labor in small vineyards in the Southern United States

Award Amount: $46,138
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Frances Pontasch (fmpontasch@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Small vineyard grape producers seek mechanization to address a chronic labor... More

Mitigating Risks to Enhance Profitability and Economic Viability of Historically Underserved Producers

Award Amount: $37,995
Institution: Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Project Director: Karen McSwain (karen@carolinafarmstewards.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project will address the financial risks of farmers underserved... More

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Risk Management Education: Resiliency Management Education; Climate Variability; Wildfire Prevention; and Water Conservation.

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: Napa Valley Grapegrowers
Project Director: Sonya DeLuca (sdeluca@napagrowers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Napa winegrape production dropped 37.8% from 2019 to 2020, declining 36%... More

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Underserved Risk Management Education: Record Keeping; Technical Assistance; and Crop Insurance.

Award Amount: $99,999
Institution: Napa Valley Grapegrowers
Project Director: Sonya DeLuca (sdeluca@napagrowers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Underserved Projects
Summary
Napa winegrape producers, representing 99% of Napa County’s agricultural production... More

Nevada Risk Management Education Project

Award Amount: $99,728
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Project Director: Staci Emm (emms@unr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Underserved Projects
Summary
The “Nevada Risk Management Project” will help producers understand existing... More

North Central QuickBooks Resources

Award Amount: $4,999
Institution: Nebraska Extension - PREC
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
QuickBooks remains one of the most widely used financial software packages... More

Oklahoma Cattlewomen's Cow/Calf Boot Camp

Award Amount: $30,754
Institution: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
Project Director: JJ Jones (jj.jones@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
The Oklahoma Cattlewomen’s Cow/Calf Boot Camp is a project that combines... More

Organic Coverage Options and Expanding Opportunity in the Midwest.

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: The Center for Rural Affairs
Project Director: Johnathan Hladik (johnathanh@cfra.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
We propose to offer crop insurance education to local foods... More

Pilot project for engagement and education on risks enhanced through webinars and Midwest Buck Sale event at Sedalia Missouri.

Award Amount: $5,001
Institution: Lincoln University
Project Director: Homero Salinas-Gonzalez (salinas-gonzalezh@lincolnu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Exploratory Projects ($5,000 maximum)
Summary
Farmers confront risk in farm production; the main risks for... More

Planning Your Dairy Farm's Future

Award Amount: $46,968
Institution: University of Minnesota Extension
Project Director: Jim Salfer (salfe001@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project targets financial and human risks related to business planning.... More

Processing Poultry under the 1000 Bird Exemption- a New Market Opportunity for Montana Poultry Growers

Award Amount: $38,063
Institution: Lake County Community Development dba Mission West Community Development Partners
Project Director: Jan Tusick (jan.tusick@missionwestcdp.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Montana Poultry Growers Cooperative and Mission West Community Development Partners... More

Rancher Risk Management peer education/engagement for Wolf Re-introduction in Colorado

Award Amount: $49,994
Institution: Colorado State University
Project Director: Dana Hoag (dhoag@colostate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Colorado ranchers face new, unfamiliar risks because wolves will be reintroduced... More

Reducing Production Risk: Education, Recordkeeping, and Applying for Micro Whole Farm Revenue Protection

Award Amount: $84,590
Institution: TSNE-The Carrot Project
Project Director: Jeffrey Cole (jcole@thecarrotproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project includes education, training, and 1:1 business technical assistance... More

Reducing Production Risks for Limited Resource Farmers in the ArkLaTex Region

Award Amount: $49,691
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Justin Duncan (justind@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
(i) Risks addressed: This project falls within the Standard Education... More

Reducing Risk and Increasing Profitability for Forage Farmers

Award Amount: $24,493
Institution: Midwest Forage Association
Project Director: Beth Nelson (bcwn@comcast.net)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Forages are the nation’s 3rd most valuable field crop, behind corn... More

Reducing Risk of Crop Losses Due to Poor Pollination on Fruit and Vegetable Farms in the Northeast

Award Amount: $93,906
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Vernon Grubinger (vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project helps Northeast fruit and vegetable farmers adopt practices... More

Relevant Record Keeping: Crop Insurance Readiness for Specialty Crop Farmers

Award Amount: $78,231
Institution: The Good Acre
Project Director: David Van Eeckhout (david@thegoodacre.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
The Good Acre’s team will provide 1:1 training and support... More

Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness in Puerto Rico, Phase II

Award Amount: $99,999
Institution: University of Puero Rico at Mayagüez
Project Director: Alexandra Gregory (alexandra.gregory@upr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
Farmers and ranchers (F&R) in the Caribbean need to manage... More

Risk Management Education and Technical Assistance for Latinx Farmers in Washington County, OR.

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Adelante Mujeres
Project Director: Maribel De Leon (mdeleon@adelantemujeres.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Adelante Mujeres will ensure that 50 socially disadvantaged Latinx farmers... More

Risk Management Education for Beginning & Women Farmers in New Hampshire

Award Amount: $98,169
Institution: University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Kelly McAdam (kelly.mcadam@unh.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
UNH Cooperative Extension, will partner with the National Center for... More

Risk Management Education for Hawaii Beef Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $97,418
Institution: University of Hawaii-Manoa
Project Director: Melelani Oshiro (mabran@hawaii.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Underserved Projects
Summary
Hawaii beef producers have faced adverse weather conditions caused by... More

Risk Management Education for Livestock and Forage Producers Affected By Drought Conditions and Underserved by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Elliott Dennis (elliott.dennis@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
This program focuses on teaching current and future cow-calf and... More

Risk minimization for beekeepers

Award Amount: $40,028
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Courtney Bir (courtney.bir@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
This project will cover the risk management topics of production... More

Risk Mitigation Events: Carbon Offset Producer Education (COPE)

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Nebraska
Project Director: Matthew Stockton (mstockton2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Legal uncertainty and financial instability have increased the risks that agricultural... More

So You Want to Own Rural Land: Maryland Ag Land Legal Project

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: University of Maryland
Project Director: Paul Goeringer (lgoering@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
Rural areas in Maryland continue to see pressure from residents... More

Solar Leasing: Minimizing Risks for Agricultural Landowners in the Pacific Northwest

Award Amount: $49,176
Institution: American Farmland Trust
Project Director: acandib@farmland.org Candib (acandib@farmland.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
With the proposed project, American Farmland Trust (AFT) and its... More

Specialty Crop Risk Reduction Through Grower Education

Award Amount: $5,000
Institution: Oklahoma and Arkansas Horticulture Industries Show
Project Director: Carolyn Lewis (calewis@uark.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Exploratory Project
Summary
Producers of specialty crops are susceptible to a wide range of... More

Statewide Chainsaw Operator Safety Training Reduces Risk for Washington’s Tribal Nations

Award Amount: $49,870
Institution: Washington State University
Project Director: Andrew Perleberg (andyp@wsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
1) The risk management education topic addressed is Human Risk: safeguarding... More

The Application of Risk Management Education to Increase Undeserved Producers' Adoption of Federal Crop Insurance Programs.

Award Amount: $99,876
Institution: Farmers Outreach Solutions, Inc.
Project Director: Osei Yeboah (oyeboah@ncat.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
The purpose of this application is through partnerships with universities,... More

The Power of Negotiation and Open Conversation: A Hybrid Leasing Educational Series for Midwestern Farm Women

Award Amount: $49,988
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
According to the 2017 USDA Census, there are 90,422 women producers... More

Training Farms to Navigate Today’s Tight Labor Market

Award Amount: $48,978
Institution: University of Missouri
Project Director: Ryan Milhollin (milhollinr@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Today’s tight labor market has heightened farms’ human-related risks. To... More

Understanding Cattle Markets: Assisting Ranchers with Market Shocks and Volatile Market Conditions

Award Amount: $47,077
Institution: California Cattlemen's Foundation
Project Director: Lindsay McLaggan (lindsay@calcattle.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Cattle markets are a complex topic that involve high risk levels... More

Venturing Beyond the Pumpkin Patch – Expanding Diversification Options for Agritourism Operators in the Northeast

Award Amount: $41,170
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Claudia Schmidt (czs786@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2022 Standard Education Projects ($50,000 maximum)
Summary
Agritourism activity has the potential not only to keep small- and... More