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2020-21 Financial Viability Programming for Nebraska Women in Agriculture

Award Amount: $49,124
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture program provided financial management and business shock... More

Connecting Farmers with Organic Crop Insurance Resources

Award Amount: $74,492
Institution: Center for Rural Affairs
Project Director: Johnathan Hladik (johnathanh@cfra.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
In this project, the Center for Rural Affairs connected organic... More

Decisions in Implementing Precision Dairy Technologies to Improve Dairy Farm Profitability and Labor Efficiency.

Award Amount: $49,223
Institution: Iowa State University
Project Director: Jennifer Bentley (jbentley@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project helped guide the decision-making process for new and... More

Effective Budgeting, Negotiation, and Management Strategies for Agricultural Land

Award Amount: $28,506
Institution: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project addressed the current business and financial issues for agricultural... More

Farm Communication Coaching: A Four-Session Approach

Award Amount: $46,027
Institution: University of Maine
Project Director: Leslie Forstadt (leslie.forstadt@maine.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
Farm Communication Coaching utilized an evidence-based curriculum to assist farmers... More

Helping Tennessee Farmers Evaluate and Implement New Enterprises and Marketing Strategies

Award Amount: $49,972
Institution: University of Tennessee Extension, Center for Profitable Agriculture
Project Director: Megan Leffew (mleffew@utk.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The Helping Tennessee Farmers Evaluate and Implement New Enterprises and Marketing... More

Hemp Risk Management Education in Pennsylvania

Award Amount: $30,000
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Claudia Schmidt (czs786@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
With the legalization of industrial hemp production in Pennsylvania in 2018,... More

Implementing Risk Management and Marketing Plans for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers in Georgia

Award Amount: $99,961
Institution: National Crop Insurance Services
Project Director: Laurence Crane (laurencec@ag-risk.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
Applied education consisting of sequential workshops, supplemented by personal assignments and... More

Managing risk associated with the use of automatic milking and feeding systems (robots) in dairy farms of the Southern region.

Award Amount: $49,976
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Gonzalo FERREIRA (gonf@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
The use of automated systems (also known as "robots") is... More

Mitigating Risks for Beginning Farmers Evaluating Entering the Hemp Market

Award Amount: $30,000
Institution: University of Vermont
Project Director: Heather Darby (heather.darby@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project developed and delivered 12 educational resources to over... More

Positioning for Success - Risk Management Education for Forage Farmers

Award Amount: $23,226
Institution: Midwest Forage Association
Project Director: Beth Nelson (bcwn@comcast.net)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2020 ERME Underserved Producers
Summary
The Midwest Forage Association (MFA) held its Positioning for Success... More

Putting the Tools to Work: Strategies and support for sound business decision making

Award Amount: $33,193
Institution: CISA
Project Director: Kelly Coleman (kelly@buylocalfood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project helped western Massachusetts farmers address financial risk. Participants... More

Risk Management Education for Farmers With On-Farm Visitors

Award Amount: $24,473
Institution: Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Project Director: Kendra Meyer (ksmeyer@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
This project built off previous in-person workshops to give agritourism destination... More

Risk Management Education for Maine Aquaculture Producers Through Strategic Business Planning

Award Amount: $37,943
Institution: Maine Aquaculture Association
Project Director: Christian Brayden (christian@maineaqua.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2020 Education Projects
Summary
We worked with Maine shellfish and seaweed producers, predominately those... More
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