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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
“Implementing risk management practices to improve economic viability with 80 socially disadvantaged... More

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
The Advanced Online Marketing Strategies for Tennessee Farmers project provided... More

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
Growing consumer demand for local, distinctive foods has increased local... More

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
This project launched a pilot peer group of North Carolina... More

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
This project addressed the risks mid-career farmers face due to... More

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
This project provided educational and networking opportunities to existing and... More

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
The project addressed unique marketing and... More

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
This project addressed the legal rights and obligations Vermont farmers... More

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
“Farming Together: Next Step to Successfully Growing Future Farm Generations”... More

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
Agriculture is in an era of increasing financial stress and... More

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
The project’s goal was to educate producers on the use of... More

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
A 2012 NASS report showed 32,950 farm owners over age... More

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
Two conferences were hosted with 16 educational hours to achieve... More

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
Working beef cattle ranks as one of the occupations with... More

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
This project addressed legal and financial risks on diverse family... More

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
This project assisted small, beginning, and limited resource producers of specialty... More

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
This project brought together farmers and experts from Massachusetts, New... More

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
This project taught under-served and specialty crop producers the benefits of... More

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
This was a cooperative project between the Minnesota Canola Council,... More

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
Summary
The Whole Ranch Planning Series is a learning program that... More
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