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“Implementing risk management practices to improve economic viability with 80 socially disadvantaged producers in San Elizario, Texas"

Award Amount: $49,995
Institution: National Immigrant Farming Initiative Inc.
Project Director: Rigoberto Delgado (rigo@immigrantfarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

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

Addressing Production and Business Risk for Small Ruminant Producers in Kentucky

Award Amount: $33,160
Institution: Kentucky State University
Project Director: Kenneth Andries (kenneth.andries@kysu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Advanced Online Marketing Strategies for Tennessee Farmers

Award Amount: $49,883
Institution: The University of Tennessee
Project Director: Megan Leffew (mleffew@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Bridging the GAPs - WV Food Safety Training for Small and Mid-Sized Farms

Award Amount: $32,043
Institution: West Virginia University Research Corporation
Project Director: Doolarie Singh-Knights (dosingh-knights@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Building Farm Foundations and Planning for Success: Planning, Marketing Strategies, and Risk Management for Beginning and Limited-Resource Farmers

Award Amount: $49,967
Institution: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Project Director: Margo Hale (margoh@ncat.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Building Resiliency and Improving Profitability through Adoption of No-Till Production Systems in Northern Climates

Award Amount: $32,069
Institution: University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Project Director: Heather Darby (heather.darby@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Community Accreditation for Produce Safety in Vermont

Award Amount: $39,838
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Vernon Grubinger (vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Creating Millionaire Dairy Farm Models in Conventional, Grazing and Organic Dairy Systems

Award Amount: $49,999
Institution: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Project Director: Larry Tranel (tranel@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Dairy Profit Monitor - NC Pilot Peer Group

Award Amount: $9,133
Institution: North Carolina State University
Project Director: Brittany Whitmire (bfwhitmi@ncsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Developing Leadership and Human Resource Management Skills for Mid and Late Career Farmers

Award Amount: $27,702
Institution: University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Project Director: Seth Wilner (seth.wilner@unh.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Enhancing Louisiana Agritourism: Managing Financial and Legal Liabilities

Award Amount: $44,765
Institution: LSU AgCenter
Project Director: Maria Bampasidou (mbampasidou@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Enhancing Tennessee Small-scale Fruit and Vegetable Farms’ Ability to Manage Marketing and Financial Risks

Award Amount: $49,034
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Margarita Velandia (mvelandia@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Environmental Regulations and Legal Education for Vermont Farms

Award Amount: $24,341
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Mark Cannella (mark.cannella@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Evaluating milking center decisions: Automatic milking systems vs. parlors.

Award Amount: $49,553
Institution: Regents of the University of Minnesota
Project Director: Jim Salfer (salfe001@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

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

Farming Together: Next Steps to Successfully Growing Future Farm Generations

Award Amount: $34,164
Institution: Purdue University - Purdue Extension - Putnam County
Project Director: Jenna Nees (smith535@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Farmland Leasing Education

Award Amount: $32,430
Institution: University of Nebraska - Platte County Office
Project Director: Allan Vyhnalek (avyhnalek2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Financial Planning Tools for AgPlan

Award Amount: $23,367
Institution: Center for Farm Financial Management
Project Director: Curtis Mahnken (cmahnken@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Financial Risk Management for Herd Rebuilding in South Texas

Award Amount: $14,753
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
Project Director: Levi Russell (lrussell@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Gate to Plate: Targeted Business and Production Management Training for Women, Beginning, and Transitioning Ranchers Selling Meat into the Marketplace.

Award Amount: $49,992
Institution: North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Center for Environmental Farming Systems/NC Choices
Project Director: Sarah Blacklin (sarah@ncchoices.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Growing Family Communication Skills and Succession Technical Success

Award Amount: $34,199
Institution: Pennsylvania Farm Link, Inc.
Project Director: Darlene Livingston (c-daliving@pa.gov)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Helping Nebraska Livestock and Forage Producers Understand and Implement Existing and Emerging Risk Management Tools

Award Amount: $33,105
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Kathleen Brooks (kbrooks4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Idaho Grain and Livestock Risk Management Education

Award Amount: $32,960
Institution: Idaho Barley Commission
Project Director: Kelly Olson (kolson@barley.idaho.gov)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Implementing Biosecurity and Disease Prevention Measures and Evaluating Marketing Strategies and Contract Opportunities in Small Ruminant Production

Award Amount: $44,332
Institution: University of Tennessee
Project Director: Andrew Griffith (agriff14@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Implementing risk management practices to improve economic viability with 60 socially disadvantaged producers in Chaparral, NM.

Award Amount: $49,995
Institution: National Immigrant Farming Initiative Inc.
Project Director: Rigoberto Delgado (rigo@immigrantfarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Institutional Market Readiness for Small Scale Alternative Crop Farmers in East Arkansas

Award Amount: $49,920
Institution: East Arkansas Enterprise Community (EAEC), Inc.
Project Director: Robert Cole (eaec@sbcglobal.net)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Legal Risk Management Planning for Beginning and Socially-Disadvantaged Farmers (LRMP)

Award Amount: $49,223
Institution: Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA)
Project Director: nathan harkleroad (nathan@albafarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Local Produce Safety Initiaitve

Award Amount: $49,990
Institution: Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Project Director: Karen McSwain (karen@carolinafarmstewards.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Managing cattle and worker safety: Low-stress cattle handling skills and facility evaluation trainings

Award Amount: $46,410
Institution: South Dakota State University
Project Director: Heidi Carroll (heidi.carroll@sdstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Managing Marketing and Legal Risks Associated with Direct Markets for Local Foods in West Virginia - WV Market Ready Program

Award Amount: $35,479
Institution: West Virginia University Research Corporation
Project Director: Doolarie Singh-Knights (dosingh-knights@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Managing Natural Risk: Reducing Potential Impact of Wildfires and Climate Change on Small Farms and Ranches in the Intermountain West

Award Amount: $49,766
Institution: Sustainable Obtainable Solutions
Project Director: Gloria Flora (gflora@s-o-solutions.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Managing Volatility in Oil and Natural Gas Royalty Income on the Farm

Award Amount: $35,000
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: David Messersmith (dtm101@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Organic Elders and the Next Generation: Planning for Succession

Award Amount: $49,644
Institution: California FarmLink
Project Director: Reggie Knox (reggie@cafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Overcoming Marketing, Food Safety and Land Tenure Risks for Refugee and Native American Farmers.

Award Amount: $38,685
Institution: Jannus, Inc.
Project Director: Katie Painter (kpainter@idahorefugees.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Pesticide Applicator Training for Hmong Growers

Award Amount: $41,184
Institution: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Project Director: Jack Chang (jack.chang@wisconsin.gov)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Planning for the Future: Transferring Management and Assets in Challenging Times

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Forrest Buhler (fbuhler@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Preventing and Responding to Future Disease Outbreak

Award Amount: $46,280
Institution: The Curators of the University of Missouri
Project Director: Teng Lim (limt@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Protecting Profitability for Small and Beginning Farmers in Maryland and Delaware through Holistic Planning

Award Amount: $29,933
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Ranch Adaptation Strategies to Remain Economically Viable Throughout Periods of Drought

Award Amount: $48,412
Institution: California Cattlemen's Association
Project Director: Justin Oldfield (justin@calcattlemen.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Ranch Transition When You Aren't In Control

Award Amount: $49,850
Institution: Nebraska Extension in the Central Sandhills Area
Project Director: Bethany Johnston (bjohnston3@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Recordkeeping Strategies and Tools for New and Beginning Producers to Promote Good Business Management and Farm Program Participation

Award Amount: $36,373
Institution: Trustees of Tufts College
Project Director: Jennifer Hashley (jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

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

Reducing Marketing, Legal and Production Risk for Specialty Crop Producers by Adding Value

Award Amount: $32,290
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Winifred McGee (wwm1@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Reducing Risk for Specialty Crop Farmers Seeking Access to Large Wholesale Markets

Award Amount: $26,591
Institution: Appalachian Sustainable Development
Project Director: Kathlyn Terry (kterry@asdevelop.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Risk Management Education for Canola, Forage, and Wild Rice Producers

Award Amount: $24,938
Institution: Minnesota Canola Council
Project Director: Jon Dockter (mncanola@comcast.net)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Risk Management Education for Kickapoo Woods Cooperative

Award Amount: $24,000
Institution: Kickapoo Woods Cooperative
Project Director: Allissa Corrow (education@kickapoowoods.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Risk Management Education for Urban Farmers in Texas

Award Amount: $38,432
Institution: Prairie View A&M University
Project Director: Nelson Daniels (ndaniels@ag.tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Risk Management for Illinois Farmers Transitioning to Organic and Identity-Preserved Crop Production

Award Amount: $49,080
Institution: The Land Connection
Project Director: Cara Cummings (cara@thelandconnection.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Strengthening Risk Management Tools for Growers in South Florida: Crop Insurance Training

Award Amount: $27,135
Institution: University of Florida Board of Trustees
Project Director: Edward Evans (eaevans@ufl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Training family farmers to reduce food safety risks in post-harvest handling

Award Amount: $49,653
Institution: Community Alliance with Family Farmers
Project Director: Dave Runsten (dave@caff.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

Training Small Scale Sierra Nevada Beginning Farmers and Ranchers to Reduce Risk and Improve Economic Viability

Award Amount: $49,851
Institution: University of California Cooperative Extension Placer & Nevada
Project Director: Cindy Fake (cefake@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
Summary

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

Whole Ranch Planning: Navajo Nation

Award Amount: $39,013
Institution: Southwest Grassfed Livestock Alliance (SWGLA)
Project Director: Laurie Bower (thepoetlaurie@hotmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2016 Education Projects
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