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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

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

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

Direct Market Farming: A Guide to Getting Started

Award Amount: $40,869
Institution: Farmers Assisting Returning Military
Project Director: Hyiat El-Jundi (hyiat@farmvet.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
"Direct Market Farming: A Guide to Getting Started" will develop... More

Directly reducing legal risks in farm labor arrangements, while creating long-term resilience.

Award Amount: $47,475
Institution: Farm Commons, Inc.
Project Director: Chloe Johnson (chloe@farmcommons.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
Through this project, 220 farmers in the Southern Center region... 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

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

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

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

Managing Risks through Retained Ownership and Marketing of Beef Cattle

Award Amount: $49,997
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Project Director: Justin Benavidez (benavidezjustin@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Education Projects
Summary
One of the top questions Texas A&M AgriLife Faculty received... 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Underserved producers in the Arkansas Delta implement the use of crop insurance to reduce financial and production risks

Award Amount: $99,781
Institution: East Arkansas Enterprise Community, Inc
Project Director: Robert Cole (eaec@sbcglobal.net)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2022 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance
Summary
This project will deliver risk management education to agriculture producers... More