North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

Join us for the 2015 National Extension Risk Management Education Conference in Minneapolis April 29-30!  Registration is now open.

The 2015 funding process is now closed! All full proposals and exploratory grants were due on-line Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM CST. Now the selection process begins for the Advisory Council. Those selected to receive 2015 awards will be notified no later than February 16, 2015. Those projects selected to receive funding in 2015 will be posted here after everyone has been notified.

Established in 2001, the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center funds results-based, producer-focused, competitive grants with funding from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). We are located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Serving the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; the Center provides funding annually for individual programs which directly benefit the agricultural producer through a competitive application process.

Our mission and the mission of the national program is educating America’s farmers and ranchers to manage the unique risks of producing food for the world’s table.




Check out the newest state success stories!

By on March 9, 2015

Success stories have been posted from four states with the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center. Our goal is to have at least one story from each state and they will be continually revised to reflect new projects. Click on the links below to read the newest stories!

NCERME-Success-Stories-Kansas 2015

NCERME-Success-Stories-Michigan 2015

NCERME-Success-Stories-Nebraska 2015

NCERME-Success-Stories-Ohio 2015

National Conference 2015

2015 National Extension RME Conference Call for Proposals

By on January 13, 2015

It’s time to get that proposal for a concurrent session submitted for the upcoming 2015 ERME National Conference. The due date is January 20! Concurrent Session presentations are being solicited which highlight successful risk management education programming. Abstract submission is

2015 Extension Risk Management Education Conference

By on August 19, 2014

The  2015 National ERME Conference will be April 29-30 in Minneapolis, MN. More information will be posted later this fall, here and on the Extension RME web page. There will be a call for presentations/posters later this year.

Funded Projects

2014 Funded Projects

By on August 19, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 Projects Funded for the North Central region. We have some great projects going on! Read the press release.

2014 Farm Bill Conference

By on August 19, 2014

The 2014 Farm Bill Conference  was held recently in Kansas City, MO. Presentations will be posted soon. Please check back!