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Empowering new crop insurance users in a changing climate

Award Amount: $99,809
Institution: Center for Rural Affairs
Project Director: Jillian Linster (jillianl@cfra.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
This project will address the crop insurance needs of producers... More

An assessment of the demand for and development of production cost management training for young beef cow-calf producers in Kansas

Award Amount: $9,942
Institution: Kansas State University
Project Director: Jason Warner (jasonwarner@k-state.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 max)
Summary
Beef cow-calf production in Kansas is diverse and multi-faceted. ... More

Athletes in Overalls: Movement Health + Wellness Training for Injury Prevention and Career Longevity (North Central)

Award Amount: $9,999
Institution: Labor-Movement LLC
Project Director: Cynthia Flores (cynthia@labor-movement.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 max)
Summary
Labor-Movement will address health, production and financial risks inherent in... More

Athletes in Overalls: Movement Health + Wellness Training for Injury Prevention and Career Longevity (Western)

Award Amount: $9,998
Institution: Labor-Movement LLC
Project Director: Cynthia Flores (cynthia@labor-movement.com)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects
Summary
Labor-Movement will address health, production and financial risks inherent in... More

Better Together: Increasing Direct-to-Consumer Sales of Local Food Through Cooperative Ventures and Agritourism

Award Amount: $75,000
Institution: Crosshatch Center for ARt & Ecology
Project Director: Amanda Kik (amanda@crosshatch.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Better Together: Increasing Direct-to-Consumer Sales of Local Food Through Cooperative... More

Big Questions and Innovative Solutions in Land Management

Award Amount: $43,411
Institution: Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jim Jansen (jjansen4@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The purpose of this project will be to address financial and... More

Blossoming Prosperity: Empowering Indiana Cut Flower Growers for Sustainable Growth

Award Amount: $47,356
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Reba Wicker (rwicker@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Responding to the increased requests from Indiana's growing cut flower... More

Boots to Bushels: Market Garden Training for New England

Award Amount: $74,879
Institution: University of Rhode Island
Project Director: Rebecca Brown (brownreb@uri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Boots to Bushels - Market Garden Training Program for New... More

Building Collaborations with Tribal Gateway Communities and NPS

Award Amount: $9,955
Institution: American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association
Project Director: Kelli Hepler (khepler@aianta.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects
Summary
AIANTA, in partnership with the NPS, will further the tribal outreach... More

Building Customer Connections: Creative Direct Marketing Strategies to Mitigate Risk and Improve Farm Viability

Award Amount: $74,926
Institution: CISA
Project Director: Kelly Coleman (kelly@buylocalfood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will provide direct marketing farmers in western Massachusetts with strategies... More

Building Empowered Supervisors Together

Award Amount: $74,991
Institution: AgSafe
Project Director: Natalie Gupton (natalie@agsafe.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The Building Empowered Supervisors Together (BEST) program is a comprehensive initiative... More

Building Farm Resilience to Strategic Risks

Award Amount: $9,945
Institution: Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics
Project Director: Michael Langemeier (mlangeme@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 max)
Summary
Strategic risks stem from government policies, macroeconomics, social factors, natural... More

Building Grant Literacy and Research Skills Among New York State Tree Fruit Growers

Award Amount: $22,814
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Bonalyn Nelsen (bjn2@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
This project addresses financial risks faced by New York State commercial... More

Building Human Risk Management Know-How Among Women & Beginning Farmers

Award Amount: $73,338
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Beth Holtzman (beth.holtzman@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Through this project, 228 women and beginning farmers from the... More

Building Momentum for the Starting and Improving Farms Conference

Award Amount: $10,000
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Megan Chawner (mzc335@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 maximum)
Summary
This grant will build on the success of last year’s... More

Building Social Interaction Among Aging Farmers Provides Value and Encourages Transition Plan Development

Award Amount: $74,756
Institution: Pennsylvania Farm Link, Inc.
Project Director: Darlene Livingston (daliving@pafarmlink.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
A novel approach utilizing Ireland’s successful model, Farmer’s Yards, will develop... More

Climate-Resilient Agriculture: Ensuring Farm Sustainability with Covered Production and Diversified Risk Management Strategies

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: Trustees of Tufts College
Project Director: Jennifer Hashley (jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance ($100,000)
Summary
Agriculture producers face challenges from rising temperatures, seasonal shifts, and altered... More

Co-design of a hybrid course in Participatory Plant Breeding for Climate Resilience with Seed Farmers in the Western Region

Award Amount: $9,900
Institution: Organic Seed Alliance
Project Director: Ana Galvis Martinez (ana@seedalliance.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects
Summary
We will co-design with seed producers a hands-on education program... More

Cover Crop Sequences to Support Pollinators and Soil Health on Diversified Vegetable Farms

Award Amount: $97,863
Institution: University of Vermont Extension
Project Director: Vernon Grubinger (vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance ($100,000)
Summary
This project helps diversified vegetable farmers adopt cover crop sequences that... More

Cranberry Succession Planning

Award Amount: $36,513
Institution: Cape Cod Cranberry Growers' Association
Project Director: Brian Wick (bwick@cranberries.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
The last definitive survey of the Massachusetts cranberry growers was... More

Crop + Livestock Integration Financials

Award Amount: $74,664
Institution: Regents of the University of Minnesota
Project Director: Jane Jewett (jewet006@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
This project will collect financial data from farms that integrate... More

Crop and Pasture Leasing Education

Award Amount: $67,091
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Michael Langemeier (mlangeme@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
“Crop and Pasture Leasing Education” will enable agricultural producers and absentee... More

Cultivating Success: Risk Management Education for Microgreens Producers

Award Amount: $74,403
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Claudia Schmidt (czs786@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Microgreens production is a rapidly growing sector that has captured... More

Cut Flower Growers: Initial Risk Management Training and Programming Needs Analysis

Award Amount: $9,990
Institution: University of New Hampshire
Project Director: Jonathan Ebba (jonathan.ebba@unh.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 maximum)
Summary
UNH Extension's work shows that cut flower farmers are a rapidly... More

Developing Risk Management Tools for Specialty Crops Farmers

Award Amount: $74,783
Institution: Purdue University
Project Director: Ariana Torres (torres2@purdue.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The project will build an online financial tool, HortCalculator, to assist... More

Digital Agriculture: Training Louisiana Growers to Develop a Data Management Plan

Award Amount: $46,176
Institution: LSU AgCenter
Project Director: Athanasios Gentimis (tgentimis@agcenter.lsu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Emerging technologies enable farmers to collect an unprecedented volume and... More

Educating producers on forage risk evaluation and mitigation using pasture, rangelands, and forage insurance

Award Amount: $79,345
Institution: University of Georgia
Project Director: William Secor (wsecor@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance (PRF) adoption is low. Many cow-calf... More

Elevating Farm Management Data for Maryland

Award Amount: $75,000
Institution: University of Maryland - Office of Research Administration
Project Director: Elizabeth Thilmany (thilmany@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
In the past two years, the University of Maryland Extension... More

Empowering farm owners to work with and through employee injuries and disabilities with minimal risk exposure.

Award Amount: $74,984
Institution: Farm Commons
Project Director: Rachel Armstrong (rachel@farmcommons.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
As a result of this project, 360 farmers across the... More

Empowering Farmers Adding Value to Manage Risk with Confidence in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Era

Award Amount: $71,159
Institution: The University of Scranton
Project Director: Lisa Hall Zielinski (lisa.hall@scranton.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
All producers making and selling food direct to the consumer,... More

Empowering Underserved Arkansas Producers Through Agricultural Finance and Crop Insurance Education for Sustainable Risk Management

Award Amount: $91,419
Institution: University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Project Director: Ryan Loy (rloy@uada.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Agricultural finance as it relates to crop insurance participation is an... More

Enhancing Forest Producer Resilience to Climate Risks in the Puget Sound Region

Award Amount: $74,953
Institution: Northwest Natural Resource Group
Project Director: Kirk Hanson (kirk@nnrg.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
As climate change affects the Pacific Northwest, forest producers in... More

Enhancing the Agricultural Budget Calculator (ABC) for Decision-Making by Niche and Specialty Crop Producers Under-Served by Crop Insurance

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Project Director: Glennis McClure (gmcclure3@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
This project will convert the Agricultural Budget Calculator (ABC) for use... More

Expanded Options to Expanded Adoption: Crop Insurance Education for Underserved Producers of Small Grains in Georgia

Award Amount: $26,999
Institution: University of Georgia
Project Director: Austin Ramsey (aframsey@uga.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) Insurance and Hurricane Insurance Protection (HIP)... More

Expanding WV Agritourism Development through Education, Cluster Development and Promotion

Award Amount: $74,724
Institution: West Virginia University
Project Director: Doolarie Singh-Knights (dosingh-knights@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Agritourism in the United States is gaining traction as a... More

Exploring Grain Marketing Price-Risk Decisions among Farmers in the Delmarva Region

Award Amount: $9,922
Institution: University of Delaware
Project Director: Kofi Britwum (britwum@udel.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 maximum)
Summary
Agricultural prices are inherently volatile, influenced by economic, production, and climatic... More

Exploring the Potential Impact of a Community Food System Approach on Grower Viability in Northeast Michigan (NEMI)

Award Amount: $9,980
Institution: Bluestem Food Systems Consulting
Project Director: John Fisk (jwfisk@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 max)
Summary
NEMI is 40% state and national forests, but historically, the... More

Farm Employer and Labor Supervisor Training Program

Award Amount: $52,890
Institution: The Regents of the University of California, ANR
Project Director: Ramiro Lobo (relobo@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
California agricultural employers provide jobs with a wide range of... More

Farm First Aid and Safety Training

Award Amount: $31,399
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Jacob Powell (jacob.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The agriculture industry in Oregon over the last ten years... More

Farm Management Education for Midwest Diversified Vegetable Growers

Award Amount: $70,057
Institution: FairShare CSA Coalition
Project Director: Sadie Willis (sadie@csacoalition.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Financial risk encompasses risks that threaten the financial health of... More

Farm Pulse- Online Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing for Women and Organic Farmers

Award Amount: $99,383
Institution: University of Wisconsin System
Project Director: Katie Wantoch (katie.wantoch@wisc.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Wisconsin farmers are experiencing prolonged farm stress due to challenges... More

Financial Management and Tax Education

Award Amount: $10,000
Institution: Farmers Outreach Solutions
Project Director: Darrell Tennie (farmersoutreach@farmersoutreach.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects
Summary
The primary goal of this project is to empower Socially... More

Grower Centered Risk Analysis in the Fledgling Hemp Grain and Fiber Industry

Award Amount: $44,304
Institution: Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
Project Director: Christina Stucker-Gassi (cstuckergassi@pesticide.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
This initiative is dedicated to equipping growers in the Western... More

Heat Risk Assessment and Management for Small, Specialty Crop, and Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in Western Massachusetts

Award Amount: $74,874
Institution: Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture | CISA
Project Director: Margaret Christie (margaret@buylocalfood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will help western Massachusetts and other New England... More

Helping Farmers to Improve Drought Preparedness Through Participation in Federal Conservation Programs

Award Amount: $74,710
Institution: The Curators of the University of Missouri
Project Director: Adauto Brasilino Rocha Junior (arochajunior@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Recent studies have found that participation in federal conservation programs is... More

Herds & Her: Empowering Women in Dairy

Award Amount: $9,241
Institution: The Pennsylvania State University
Project Director: Samantha Gehrett (smr5319@psu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 maximum)
Summary
The “Herds & Her” workshops in 2024 aim to empower women... More

Improving Financial Risk Management

Award Amount: $46,456
Institution: Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Project Director: Ryan Dennett (rdennett@mofga.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
There is a great need among Maine organic farmers to... More

Improving Food System Resilience and Disaster Preparedness in Bastrop County, Texas

Award Amount: $9,944
Institution: Texas Center for Local Food
Project Director: Sue Beckwith (howdy@texaslocalfood.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects
Summary
This exploratory project will cover production, legal, and human risk... More

Improving the Economic Viability of Small Farmers in San Diego County through Agritourism Networks

Award Amount: $74,733
Institution: The Regents of the University of California, ANR
Project Director: Ramiro Lobo (relobo@ucanr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
San Diego County has one of the highest number of... More

Integrated Risk Mitigation Strategies Securing Emerging Farmer Success

Award Amount: $99,755
Institution: Land Stewardship Project
Project Director: Karen Stettler (stettler@landstewardshipproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
The goal of Integrated Risk Mitigation Strategies Securing Emerging Farmer... More

Integrated Solutions for Underserved Farmers: Enhancing Farm Viability, Yield, and Environmental Safety

Award Amount: $99,883
Institution: The Good Acre
Project Director: Anna Richardson (anna@thegoodacre.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Integrated Solutions for Underserved Farmers addresses risk management through comprehensive... More

Intensive Biosecurity Planning Workshops for Beef Producers

Award Amount: $74,965
Institution: PA Beef Council
Project Director: Hannah Walters (hwalters@pabeef.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
The Intensive Biosecurity Planning Workshops for Beef Producers will target operations... More

Knowledge, Attitude and Prevention Practices of Agricultural Producers About Ticks and Tick-borne Disease Risk in Vermont

Award Amount: $69,047
Institution: University of Vermont
Project Director: Cheryl Sullivan (cfrank@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBD) are increasing in northern New England.... More

Landowner Rights and Responsibilities in West Virginia

Award Amount: $74,172
Institution: West Virginia University
Project Director: Jesse Richardson (jesse.richardson@mail.wvu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
The project will address a broad range of topics under... More

Leaving a Lasting Legacy for Midwestern Farm Women: A Succession Planning Series

Award Amount: $75,000
Institution: University of Nebraska Extension Women in Agriculture
Project Director: Jennifer Hill (jhill38@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
According to the 2017 USDA Census, there are 90,422 female... More

Leveraging the Livestock Farmers’ Resource Guide

Award Amount: $74,941
Institution: Berkshire Agricultural Ventures
Project Director: Jake Levin (jake@berkshireagventures.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
BAV is applying for funding for the development and distribution... More

Managing AgMarketing Gap Trough Risk Manegement Education in Puerto Rico

Award Amount: $75,000
Institution: University of Puerto Rico, Agricultural Extension Service
Project Director: Alexandra Gregory (alexandra.gregory@upr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
This project will cover marketing risks for beginning farmers, and... More

Managing Climate Stress and Grief for Producers

Award Amount: $9,987
Institution: OSU Extension
Project Director: Maud Powell (maud.powell@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects
Summary
This project addresses some of the human risks in farming... More

Managing Risk through Climate-Smart Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance, and Farm Financial Education for Underserved Producers of Color in Alabama and Mississippi

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: RURAL SOUTH INSTITUTE
Project Director: Duncan M. Chembezi (rsi@ruralsouthinstitute.com)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Minority farmers in Alabama and Mississippi continually praise our unparalleled... More

Managing Risks for Foraged and Value-Added Botanical Products

Award Amount: $97,225
Institution: Farm Commons
Project Director: Chloe Johnson (chloe@farmcommons.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
This project will address legal, production, marketing, and human risks... More

Marketing and Insurance Strategies for Iowa's Beginning and Women Cattle Producers

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Project Director: Madeline Schultz (schultz@iastate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Cattle and calves are Iowa’s third largest agricultural commodity, and... More

Marketing and Insurance Tools for Alabama Cattle Producers

Award Amount: $59,742
Institution: Auburn University
Project Director: Wendiam Sawadgo (wendiam@auburn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
This project aims to increase producer profitability by providing livestock and... More

Mitigating Risks Towards a Secure Beef Supply in Western States

Award Amount: $74,290
Institution: Oregon State University
Project Director: Sergio Arispe (sergio.arispe@oregonstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Our collaborative project connects Extension Service and the State Department... More

Mitigating Tar Spot in Southwest New York

Award Amount: $9,999
Institution: Cornell University - Office of Sponsored Programs
Project Director: Katelyn Miller (km753@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 maximum)
Summary
Tar spot is an emerging disease in New York State... More

Mobilizing growing momentum for social benefit farming with strong risk management

Award Amount: $97,709
Institution: Farm Commons
Project Director: Rachel Armstrong (rachel@farmcommons.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Underserved Projects
Summary
As a result of this project, 329 farmers will have... More

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Risk Management Education: Climate Risk; Pest and Disease Risk; Biodiversity; Collaboration

Award Amount: $74,999
Institution: Napa Valley Grapegrowers
Project Director: Caleb Mosley (cmosley@napagrowers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Climate change’s longer and hotter growing seasons are contributing to increasingly... More

Nebraska Beginning Farmers: Beginning, Managing, & Transitioning

Award Amount: $34,375
Institution: Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf (jgroskopf2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
This project will address the human risks for an estimated... More

Nevada Risk Management Tribal and Urban Ag Education

Award Amount: $99,908
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Project Director: Staci Emm (emms@unr.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Underserved Projects
Summary
The “Nevada Risk Management Tribal and Urban Ag Education” will help... More

Northeast Center - TEST Application

Award Amount: $4,525
Institution: University of Delaware
Project Director: Michelle McCullough (mmccull@udel.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 maximum)
Summary
This is just a test application... More

Planning meeting for the North Central Farm Management Committee to assess the risk management needs of agricultural producers

Award Amount: $9,976
Institution: Oklahoma State University
Project Director: Courtney Bir (courtney.bir@okstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 max)
Summary
The goal of this project is to help members of the... More

Preparing Farmers and Ranchers for the Evolution of Carbon Markets

Award Amount: $74,975
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Project Director: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet (tdowell@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The evolution of carbon markets is dynamic and brings new... More

Pricing Education for Producers Using Direct to Consumer Markets

Award Amount: $74,999
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Todd Schmit (tms1@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) markets play an important role for NY’s farms including... More

Profitability Benchmarks for NYS Farmers Market Producers as a Risk Management Tool

Award Amount: $70,512
Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County
Project Director: Laura Biasillo (lw257@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Farmers market are the quintessential entry market channel for beginning... More

Reaching Native, Veteran, and Other Underserved Producers in the North Central Region

Award Amount: $99,560
Institution: Native Agriculture Financial Services
Project Director: Sandy Martini (sandy.martini@nativeagfinance.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Underserved producers have had limited access to crop insurance. This... More

Reaching Native, Veteran, and Other Underserved Producers in the Southern Region

Award Amount: $99,560
Institution: Native Agriculture Financial Services
Project Director: Sandy Martini (sandy.martini@nativeagfinance.org)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Underserved producers have had limited access to crop insurance.This project... More

Reaching Native, Veteran, and Other Underserved Producers in the Western Region

Award Amount: $99,560
Institution: Native Agriculture Financial Services
Project Director: Sandy Martini (sandy.martini@nativeagfinance.org)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Underserved Projects
Summary
Underserved producers have had limited access to crop insurance. This... More

Reaching Underserved Producers in VT and NH with Risk Management Programs

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: White River Natural Resources Conservation District
Project Director: Jennifer Byrne (whiterivernrcd@gmail.com)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance ($100,000)
Summary
This project will provide continued education and technical assistance (TA)... More

Reducing Climate Risks by Diversifying Practices

Award Amount: $71,381
Institution: UVM Ext. Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Project Director: Suzy Hodgson (suzy.hodgson@uvm.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
The past year of unprecedented precipitation, floods, and early frost... More

Reducing Farm Transition Risk Through the Use of The Farm and Resource Management Spreadsheet

Award Amount: $70,058
Institution: The Ohio State University
Project Director: David Marrison (marrison.2@osu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Goals x Assets = Farm Transition Plan. This formula... More

Reducing Financial Risk: Supporting Economic Viability for Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance through Financial Record Keeping, Analysis, and Strategic Risk Management

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: TSNE-The Carrot Project
Project Director: Jeffrey Cole (jcole@thecarrotproject.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance ($100,000)
Summary
This project addresses financial risks through education, training, and one-on-one business... More

Reducing Risk By Reducing Language Barriers

Award Amount: $75,000
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Richard Stup (rstup@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Communication can be a huge barrier to success on almost... More

Risk Management Education for Forage Farmers in the Upper Midwest

Award Amount: $26,360
Institution: Midwest Forage Association
Project Director: Jon Dockter (mfa@midwestforage.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
This project focuses on farm family well-being; labor management; and... More

Risk Management Education for Women, Beginning producers, and Underserved Producers with a Focus on Livestock Insurance Options and Availability

Award Amount: $99,871
Institution: Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Director: Shannon Sand (ssand2@unl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
In recent years Nebraska livestock producers have faced many adverse weather... More

Risk Management through Peer Advisory Groups Implementation

Award Amount: $69,203
Institution: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Project Director: Francisco Abello (fjabello@tamu.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
Producers face production, marketing, financial and human risk during the implementation... More

Risk Management Tools for Dairy Farmers: Translating Complex Concepts to Generate Impact on Our Dairy Industry.

Award Amount: $62,236
Institution: Virginia Tech
Project Director: Gonzalo FERREIRA (gonf@vt.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The number of dairy farms in the Southern region, and... More

Risks and risk management for wolf-livestock conflicts in the West

Award Amount: $99,993
Institution: Colorado State University
Project Director: Dana Hoag (dhoag@colostate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Underserved Projects
Summary
Coloradoans voted to reintroduce wolves in November 2020. Over... More

Scaling Up From the Market: Take Your Food Business to the Next Level

Award Amount: $72,669
Institution: Department of Agricultural Economics
Project Director: Elizabeth Canales (elizabeth.canales@msstate.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The goal of this project is to increase capacity and... More

Small Ruminant Health Awareness Program in the West-Central Region of Missouri

Award Amount: $10,000
Institution: The Curators of the University of Missouri
Project Director: David Brown (davidbrown@missouri.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Exploratory Projects ($10,000 max)
Summary
Sheep and goat operations in the West-Central region of Missouri... More

So You Want to Own Rural Land: Maryland Legal Project Part Deux

Award Amount: $74,999
Institution: University of Maryland - Office of Research Administration
Project Director: Paul Goeringer (lgoering@umd.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Rural areas in Maryland continue to see pressure from residents... More

Transition and Estate Planning for Maine’s Aquaculture Sector

Award Amount: $73,575
Institution: Maine Aquaculture Association
Project Director: Christian Brayden (christian@maineaqua.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
Topic: Transition and estate planning for aquaculture farms in Maine,... More

UF/IFAS Farm Labor Supervisor Certification Program: Managing Human and Legal Risk in Florida's Agriculture Industry

Award Amount: $74,988
Institution: University of Florida
Project Director: Kimberly Morgan (kimorgan@ufl.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Southern ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
The goal of the Farm Labor Supervisor Program (FLSP) is... More

Unraveling Risk in Farm-provided Employee Housing

Award Amount: $75,000
Institution: Cornell University
Project Director: Richard Stup (rstup@cornell.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
This project will be the next phase of Cornell Agricultural... More

Urban Growers Collective Underserved by Crop Insurance Risk Management and Education Program

Award Amount: $100,000
Institution: Urban Growers Collective
Project Director: Erika Allen (info@urbangrowerscollective.org)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Projects
Summary
Building upon a previous NCE RME award, Urban Growers Collective’s... More

Using Business Planning to Manage Risk for AgriTourism

Award Amount: $70,684
Institution: Center for Farm Financial Management
Project Director: Katie Wilts Johnson (kwj@umn.edu)
Funding Opportunity: North Central ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
This project will help reduce the production and financial risks of... More

Utilizing peer to peer learning and a regional approach to connect Idaho’s farmer veterans with risk management education and each other

Award Amount: $74,991
Institution: Regents of the University of Idaho
Project Director: Ariel Agenbroad (ariel@uidaho.edu)
Funding Opportunity: Western ERME - 2024 Education Projects
Summary
University of Idaho Extension is committed to improving the economic opportunities... More

WV Agrimeats Excellence

Award Amount: $23,279
Institution: West Virginia Farmers Market Association
Project Director: Holly Morgan (executivedirector@wvfarmers.org)
Funding Opportunity: Northeast ERME - 2024 Standard Education Projects ($75,000 maximum)
Summary
This project aims to address marketing and legal risk, with... More