The 2017 Extension Risk Management Education application period is now open! Read the 2017 RFA for all the information you will need to submit a full on-line proposal. All proposals are due Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM CT. Go to Apply for Funding to begin the application process. Be sure to review the Proposal Resources!
We enjoyed a fantastic national conference in Ft. Worth, Texas April 26-28. Many of the presentations from the conference are posted in the Ag Risk and Farm Management Library for you to view. You can review the presentation on project management for the North Central Center. In the meantime, plan to join us in Cincinnati, Ohio for the 2017 National Extension Risk Management Education Conference, April 27-28.
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.
From time to time a project is so unique or successful that it merits a “shout out” in the form of a success story. We continually update these stories as more projects are completed and approved. Success and Legacy Stories
Our Advisory Council met and funded 16 full proposals and four exploratory projects for 2016. The full projects are 18 months in length while the exploratory projects will be completed in six months. We are very excited about the variety
The next funding application phase will begin in September 2016 for the 2017 funding year. Please check back then for more information about the application process.
Progress reports are due for 2015 and 2016 Project Directors on July 1. To report, you need to log into the reporting page at http://rvs.umn.edu/Home.aspx, enter your password and enter. Any questions? Contact Christine, firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-472-2039.