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"Managing the Risk: Evaluating Farm Energy Use Tools and Alternatives for Montana."

Award Amount: $37,082
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)
Project Director: Jonda Crosby (jcrosby@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
With rising costs in petroleum based farm inputs; farmers and... More

Addressing Food Safety Risks through Farm-Based Training

Award Amount: $48,869
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Tammy Howard (tammyh@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed food safety risks through farm based training and... More

Annie´s Project 2010 - Succession Planning, Records Management and Marketing Education for Montana Farm Families

Award Amount: $31,764
Institution: Montana Grain Growers Association
Project Director: Lola Raska (lraska@mgga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Annie’s Project 2010 offered instruction in Estate/Transition Planning, Grain Marketing,... More

Empowering Montana´s Farm and Ranch Women Through Risk Management Education - Annie´s Project 2007

Award Amount: $38,100
Institution: Montana Grain Growers Association
Project Director: Lola Raska (lraska@mgga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2007 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Montana Annie´s Project 2008 brought 216 agricultural women together to... More

Farm and Ranch Estate and Transition Planning in Southwest Montana

Award Amount: $44,268
Institution: Montana State University Extension, Park County
Project Director: Tracy Mosley (tmosley@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed human and legal risks associated with farm... More

Growing Montana Food Businesses: Workshops in Understanding Montana’s Food Policy Modernization Law and Mitigating Production Risk from Value-Added Products.

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)
Project Director: Kaleena Miller (kmiller@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
Montana’s new Food Policy Modernization Law (MFPML) offers an unprecedented... More

Managing Property Title Risks for Montana Farm/Ranch Operators

Award Amount: $34,170
Institution: MSU Extension Service
Project Director: Marsha Goetting (goetting@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Intergenerational transfers of farm/ranch assets may represent the most significant... More

Managing Risk for Montana Producers in Mobile Processing of Poultry

Award Amount: $34,546
Institution: Lake County Community Development Corp
Project Director: Jan Tusick (jt@ronan.net)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2009 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project will provide training to Montana poultry producers in... More

Managing Transfer Risks for the "Next Generation" of Montana Farm/Ranch Operators

Award Amount: $39,989
Institution: MSU Extension Service
Project Director: Marsha Goetting (goetting@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
There are numerous risks for Montana farm/ranch families who do... More

Managing Volatility in Commodity Prices and Input Costs for Montana Producers

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Montana State University
Project Director: Ron Carlstrom (carlstrom@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2010 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
The focus of this project was managing volatility in prices,... More

Providing education and technical resources to Western Montana Growers Cooperative and other Montana Food HUBS in Group GAP Quality Management System Development

Award Amount: $40,055
Institution: Lake County Community Development Corporation
Project Director: Jan Tusick (jan.tusick@lakecountycdc.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2015 Education Projects
Summary
In collaboration Western Montana Growers Cooperative, the Montana Food and... More

Risk Management Through Value-Added Marketing Clubs

Award Amount: $25,015
Institution: Beartooth RC&D
Project Director: Joel Bertolino (Joel.Bertolino@rcdnet.net)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Montana farm and ranch families face many challenges as they... More

SE Montana Extension Cattle Production School

Award Amount: $15,000
Institution: Montana State University
Project Director: Michael Schuldt (acxms@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
$15,000 of ERME Funding, participant fee dollars and non-cash value... More

Securing the Future of Bitterroot Family Farms & Ranches

Award Amount: $39,965
Institution: Bitter Root Land Trust
Project Director: Grant Kier (grant.kier@bitterrootlandtrust.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project was a collaborative effort involving both the Bitter... More

The Financial Risks of Dying Without a Will in Montana

Award Amount: $40,000
Institution: MSU Extension Service--Dept Agricultural Economics & Economics
Project Director: Marsha Goetting (goetting@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Sale of land is a major financial risk for farmers... More

Transitioning to Organic Farming Systems in Montana: Managing the Risk

Award Amount: $24,000
Institution: Alternative Energy Resources Organization
Project Director: Jonda L Crosby (jcrosby@aeromt.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2004 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Risks associated with organic production are significant. With institutional and... More

Veterinary Feed Directive Short Course and Producer Certification

Award Amount: $21,432
Institution: Montana State University Extension
Project Director: Megan Van Emon (megan.vanemon@montana.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
The short course focused on the new Veterinary Feed Directive... More
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