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Farm Basics for New Refugee Farmers: Farm and Business Planning, Good Agricultural Practices & Good Handling Practices

Award Amount: $25,427
Institution: International Rescue Committee
Project Director: Jon Vosper (jon.vosper@theirc.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project provided business plan, cash-flow, and record keeping training... More

Hopi Ranching Improvement Program through Livestock and Financial Management Records, Beef Quality Assurance, and Herd Health

Award Amount: $13,142
Institution: University of Arizona Agricultural and Resource Economics
Project Director: Trent Teegerstrom (tteegers@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2011 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Hopi Ranching Improvement Program covered the risk management areas of... More

Hopi Reservation Low-Stress Livestock Management and Ranching Safety

Award Amount: $11,456
Institution: University of Arizona Ag and Resource Economics
Project Director: Trent Teegerstrom (tteegers@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2012 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
The Hopi Low Stress Livestock Handling and Ranch Safety program... More

Managing Production Costs and Market Risks for Southwest Vegetable and Nursery Producers

Award Amount: $36,995
Institution: University of Arizona
Project Director: Russell Tronstad (tronstad@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
After conducting Risk Management Education (RME) last year, we have... More

Managing risk for ranchers grazing public rangelands: A collaborative monitoring and training system.

Award Amount: $41,173
Institution: University of Arizona, V Bar V Ranch
Project Director: Doug Tolleson (dougt@cals.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2012 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Public-land ranchers in the southwest face a unique set of... More

Navajo Lifeway Risk Management Improvement Project

Award Amount: $44,749
Institution: Dine Be Iina, Inc.
Project Director: tahnibaa naataanii (info@navajolifeway.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2013 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
DBI provided pastoral risk management education tothe Navajo ranchers, weavers,... More

Record Keeping Training and Program Assessment for Native American Livestock Producers

Award Amount: $28,732
Institution: University of Arizona Extension/FRTEP
Project Director: Gerald Moore (gmoore@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2007 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
We concluded the record keeping project which was an expansion... More

Record Keeping Training for Native American Livestock Producers

Award Amount: $32,844
Institution: University of Arizona
Project Director: Russell Tronstad (tronstad@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project was hugely successful. We developed and distributed over... More

Record Keeping Training for Southwestern Tribal Livestock Producers

Award Amount: $16,308
Institution: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Elizabeth Didier (edidier@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project was designed to reduce the financial and production... More

Reducing Human Resources and Marketing Risks of Labor Intensive Agriculture Operations

Award Amount: $35,443
Institution: University of Arizona
Project Director: Ursula Schuch (ukschuch@ag.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project addressed human resource issues related to work-related musculo-skeletal... More

Reducing livestock production and legal risks from increased climate variability by co-developing tools for ranch-scale drought detection

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Arizona
Project Director: Michael Crimmins (crimmins@email.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Increased climate variability will increase drought severity and frequency on... More

Reducing Range Livestock Production Risks on Public Land Grazing Permits through Education and Monitoring

Award Amount: $32,840
Institution: The University of Arizona
Project Director: George Ruyle (gruyle@cals.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2010 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Ranchers holding public land grazing permits face real financial risks... More

Risk mitigation through production, price and legal risk management tools

Award Amount: $41,041
Institution: International Rescue Committee
Project Director: Jon Vosper (jon.vosper@rescue.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2013 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
The Risk Mitigation project of the International Rescue Committee, Inc.... More

The application of real-world drought scenarios in risk management education for Arizona ranchers/range managers.

Award Amount: $35,390
Institution: University of Arizona, V Bar V Ranch
Project Director: Doug Tolleson (dougt@cals.arizona.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
Drought is a continuing risk for southwestern range managers and... More

Young Farmer and Rancher Executive Institute

Award Amount: $33,398
Institution: Farm Credit Services Southwest
Project Director: Cassidy Ditchey (cassidy.ditchey@fcssw.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2010 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project will improve the risk bearing capacity of young... More
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