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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

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
The program improved the sustainability of small ruminant producers in... 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

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
The educational trainings focused on risk management through business and... 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

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

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

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
Women ranchers; new and diversifying pork, poultry, and beef farmers; and... 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

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
This project addressed the production, price and marketing, legal, human... More

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
Through the Local Produce Safety Initiative, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association provided technical... More

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
This project addressed Marketing Risk for beginning and experienced specialty crop... More

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
The Risk Management Education to Urban Farmers in Texas project... More

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
Project delivered production risk management education by training farmers on... More
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