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2019 Farm Bill / Risk Management Education and Decision Tool

Award Amount: $41,957
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Amy Hagerman (amy.hagerman@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The 2018 Agricultural Improvement Act covers many aspects of farm programs,... More

2019 West Virginia Farmer Tax Education Outreach Program

Award Amount: $37,590
Institution: WVU- Extension Service
Project Director: Lisa Jones (llagana@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project helped small farm producers manage financial risks through... More

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

Annie’s Project: Farming in New Jersey’s Cities and the Urban Fringe

Award Amount: $39,700
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Project Director: Robin Brumfield (brumfiel@njaes.rutgers.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Annie’s Project, a nationally recognized educational program that addresses risk... More

Bilingual Food Safety Training for Southeast Asian and Latino Small-Scale Farms

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
Project Director: Ruth Dahlquist-Willard (rdahlquistwillard@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Small-scale farmers face legal risk under the Food Safety Modernization... More

Building farm resilience: on-farm leadership development and human resources training

Award Amount: $31,110
Institution: Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture, Inc. (CISA)
Project Director: Kelly Coleman (kelly@buylocalfood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project provided farmers in western Massachusetts with tools and... More

Building Resiliency and Reducing Producer Risk through Improved Soil Health and Water Management

Award Amount: $30,420
Institution: ShoreRivers
Project Director: Laura Wood (lwood@shorerivers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed the production risks related to degrading soil... More

Dairy Risk Management Education for North Carolina & the Southeast

Award Amount: $17,446
Institution: North Carolina State University
Project Director: Brittany Whitmire (bfwhitmi@ncsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Dairy farms across the country have struggled with low milk... More

Developing Marketing Plans and Strategies for Socially Disadvantaged, Limited Resource, and Native American Farmers and Ranchers in Oklahoma

Award Amount: $47,734
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project was designed to enable small, limited resource, socially disadvantaged... More

Educating Produce Growers & Workers in the Farm Food Safety Aspects of Efficient Reasonable Cleaning of Wash-Line Equipment

Award Amount: $44,267
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Robert Hadad (rgh26@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Our project looked to create an educational program focusing on... 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

Farm Financial Skills for Kansas Women in Agriculture-A statewide program to address financial risk amid a struggling farm economy

Award Amount: $49,866
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Mykel Taylor (mtaylor@ksu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Four farm financial topics (recordkeeping, balance sheet, income statement, cash... More

Farm Transition and Estate Planning: Create Your Farm Legacy Retreats and Interactive Workshops

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: University of Minnesota Extension
Project Director: Megan Roberts (meganr@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
University of Minnesota Extension’s Agricultural Business Management Team, in partnership with... More

Farming Together: Enhancing Your Worth as a Farm Business Partner

Award Amount: $41,628
Institution: Purdue University - Purdue Extension - Putnam County
Project Director: Jenna Nees (smith535@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
“Farming Together: Enhancing Your Worth as a Farm Business Partner” provided... More

Hands-on Educational Workshops to Improve Risk Management and Financial Decision-Making for Dairy Farmers in the Western Region

Award Amount: $49,998
Institution: Regents of the University of Idaho
Project Director: Hernan Tejeda (htejeda@uidaho.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed risk management education topics by covering areas... More

Improving Marketing Risk Management Skills: Combining In-Person and Online Educational Delivery

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Nathan Thompson (thomp530@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Producers continually need to evaluate the risk-return tradeoff of various marketing... More

Livestock Traceability: Assisting Ranchers in the Employment of Technologies to Improve Record Keeping, Productivity & Add Value to the Operation

Award Amount: $48,035
Institution: California Cattlemen's Association
Project Director: Kirk Wilbur (kirk@calcattlemen.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This Project sought, in part, to educate ranchers about upcoming regulatory... More

Making It Happen: Profitability & Success 2020 (MIH2020)

Award Amount: $21,986
Institution: TSNE-The Carrot Project
Project Director: Dorothy Suput (dsuput@thecarrotproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
MIH helped producers develop the skills and understanding to use... More

Managing Agricultural Land in 2020 and Beyond

Award Amount: $26,073
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed the current economic and financial risk management issues... More

Managing Risk by Improving Farm Business Management Skills

Award Amount: $38,709
Institution: The University of Tennessee
Project Director: Wendell Pepper (hal.pepper@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Managing Risk by Improving Farm Business Management Skills multi-state... More

Navajo Agriculture and Natural Resources Sustainability Project

Award Amount: $29,778
Institution: New Mexico State University
Project Director: Michael Patrick (jmpat@nmsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The project sought to increase the profitability and sustainability of... More

Prevention and Preparation: Mitigating and Minimizing Risks of Unforeseen Events through Equipping Producers and Processors with Communication, Economic, and Regulatory Food Safety Knowledge and Resources

Award Amount: $43,556
Institution: Mississippi State University
Project Director: Courtney Crist (cac400@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This multidisciplinary workshop and project addressed food safety and business operation security... More

Profitable Pasture-Finished Beef Production

Award Amount: $48,759
Institution: University of Kentucky
Project Director: Greg Halich (greg.halich@uky.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Significant increased demand for pasture-finished beef has resulted in unmet demand... More

Reducing Farmer Risk from Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

Award Amount: $45,137
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chenango County
Project Director: Kenneth Smith (kas294@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The project purpose was to reduce health and economic risks... More

Reducing Human and Financial Risk for Beginning, Military Veteran, and Historically Underserved Farmers through Farm Stress, Wellness, and Safety Education

Award Amount: $48,404
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Kim Niewolny (niewolny@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project aimed to reduce human and financial risk for Virginia... More

Reducing Producer Risk in the San Juan Islands Through Improved Forest Management

Award Amount: $49,777
Institution: Northwest Natural Resource Group
Project Director: Kirk Hanson (kirk@nnrg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Forest producers in San Juan County, WA face challenging conditions... 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 Forest Producers in SW Oregon: Addressing Climate Variability

Award Amount: $37,917
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Max Bennett (max.bennett@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
This project enabled new and established forest producers, including small... 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

Risk Management Strategies for Female Agritourism Operators in Pennsylvania

Award Amount: $27,300
Institution: Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Claudia Schmidt (czs786@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
As small farms struggle to remain in business, interest in diversifying... More

Risk Management Workshops for Small-Scale Producers in Texas

Award Amount: $38,383
Institution: Council for Healthy Food Systems
Project Director: Judith McGeary (info@healthyfoodsystems.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Council for Healthy Food Systems produced and hosted 8 in-person... More

Self-directed Marketing Approaches for Small Holder farms (SMASH)

Award Amount: $50,000
Institution: Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association
Project Director: Christopher Brown (chris@albafarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
The Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) provided intensive, land-based... More

Skill Up! Utilizing Agritourism to Grow Farm Income

Award Amount: $49,809
Institution: Oahu Resource Conservation and Dev Council
Project Director: Dave Elliott (dave.elliott@oahurcd.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Oahu RC&D provided risk management information to a growing network... More

Strategies for Success: Risk Management Education & Whole Farm Support of Beginning Farmers in the Southern Appalachians.

Award Amount: $48,802
Institution: Organic Growers School
Project Director: Cameron Farlow (cameron@organicgrowersschool.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
Organic Growers School served beginning, low resource, and sustainable production... More

Tackling Farm Succession Planning and Stress on the Farm

Award Amount: $36,177
Institution: Pennsylvania Farm Link, Inc.
Project Director: Darlene Livingston (daliving@pafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2019 Education Projects
Summary
A multifaceted program ensured successful farm succession and farm stress education... More
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