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Analyzing Contributions of Enterprises Diversification or Adjustments within Enterprises to Farm Profitability for South Central Utah Beginning and Progressing Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,714
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Building on participants' previously acquired knowledge of financial record keeping... More

Beehive Master Beef Manager Program

Award Amount: $37,979
Institution: Utah State University Extension
Project Director: C. Kim Chapman (kimc@ext.usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2006 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Sustainable cattle production is vital to the economy of rural... More

Beehive Master Beef Manager Program (Year 2)

Award Amount: $33,091
Institution: Utah State University Extension
Project Director: C. Kim Chapman (kimc@ext.usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2007 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
The Beehive Master Beef Manager Program (BMBM) was devised to... More

Benchmarking -- Farm/Ranch Enterprises to Identify Strengths and Weaknesses and Implementation of Strategic Business Planning for South Central Utah Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $48,478
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project increased participants' management knowledge and ability to identify production... More

Cost and Profit Center Analysis Using QuickBooks Classes for Management Accounting, Analysis, and Benchmarking for South Central Utah Beginning and Progressing Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $43,248
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2015 Education Projects
Summary
This project improved management knowledge and risk management skills of... More

Enhancing Direct Market Fresh Produce Sales through Multi-Market Pricing Comparisons

Award Amount: $49,431
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Kynda Curtis (kynda.curtis@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2017 Education Projects
Summary
This project saught to increase fresh produce sales through direct... More

Evaluating the Feasibility of Scaling Up Existing Enterprises, Adding Alternative Enterprises, Through a Systems Thinking Approach Based on Whole Farm and Enterprise Benchmarks for South Central Utah Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $48,469
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2018 Education Projects
Summary
Building on previously acquired knowledge, training will focus on a "systems thinking"... More

Expanding Direct Marketing Opportunities in the Intermountain West through Farm Shops

Award Amount: $32,000
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Kynda Curtis (kynda.curtis@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
Farm shops are a popular direct marketing outlet in the... More

Farm/Ranch Cost & Profit Center Analysis Using FINPACK's Financial Analysis Software Tool (FINAN) to Benchmark Farm & Ranch Enterprises for South Central Utah Beginning & Progressing Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $43,146
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary
Participants increased their management knowledge and ability to identify and manage... More

Farm/Ranch Strategic Planning, Based on Financial and Production Benchmarking of Past Years´ Farm Data, for South Central Utah Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,155
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2012 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project added annual operational business planning to previous South... More

Financial Analysis and Benchmarking Education; Tools for Risk Management for South Central Utah Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,925
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2011 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Participants in this project participated in a workshop introducing benchmarking... More

Financial and Production Record Keeping and Benchmarking for South Central Utah New and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,643
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2013 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Beginning farmers and ranchers throughout seven counties in Central Utah... More

Financial and Production Records for Analysis and Benchmarking for South Central Beginning and Progressing Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $49,459
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
This project improved producers' knowledge and risk management skills for... More

Managing Risk Education for Utah Crop and Cattle Producers.

Award Amount: $47,277
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Hernan Tejeda (hernan.tejeda@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2014 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed price risk management education for crop and cattle... More

Marketing and Production Risk Management Education for Utah Dairy and Cow-calf Producers

Award Amount: $49,759
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Dillon Feuz (dillon.feuz@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2013 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
This project addressed two broad areas of risk management education:... More

Niche Market Assessment & Strategy Development for Western Agriculture

Award Amount: $43,544
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Ruby Ward (rward@econ.usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2007 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
As many agricultural producers in the West are looking for... More

Risk and Profitability in Beef Production

Award Amount: $34,225
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Ryan Larsen (ryan.larsen@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Utah Beef producers face multiple sources of risk due to... More

Risk Management Education for Native American Farmers and Ranchers

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Utah State University
Project Director: Ruby Ward (ruby.ward@usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed the Native American (NA) agricultural producers in the... More

South Central Utah Beginning Farmer and Rancher Financial Management Program

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Snow College
Project Director: Jay Olsen (jay.olsen@snow.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2010 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Beginning farmers and ranchers enrolled in this project were introduced... More

Value Added Agricultural Products Toolbox

Award Amount: $40,001
Institution: Western Marketing Extension Committee
Project Director: Ruby Ward (rward@econ.usu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2005 Competitive Grant Program
Summary
Many agricultural producers in the West seek new ways to... More
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