Completed Project Report


Rocking the Boat: Deep Water or High Tide on the Beach?

  • Award Amount: $44,959
  • Regional Center: North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center
  • Grant Program: 2013 Unrestricted Grants
  • Project Director: Tim Eggers
  • Email: teggers@iastate.edu
  • Organization: Iowa State University Extension

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Project Overview

Rocking the Boat prepared participants for changes in profitability, interest rate increases, and asset value changes. The project supported the delivery of 21 face-to-face programs in three formats.

Twelve Rocking the Boat: Your Key Ratio 45 minute programs with over 500 participants were delivered in break outs in Iowa. Three more were held in Ohio with over 50 participants. 

Three Rocking the Boat: Deep Water or High Tide on the Beach? full-day workshops with 45 participants were delivered in Iowa. The audience was primarily young and beginning farmers.

Three “Rocking the Boat: Moving Beyond the Basics multi-session Annie’s Project Level II programs with 32 participants. The audience was female.

The project formats were based on the team’s experienced extension educators and invested collaborators. Programs were held in the team member’s geographic area of responsibility in Iowa and Ohio.

Number of Participants: 628

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