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.
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.
Congratulations to the 2014 Projects Funded for the North Central region. We have some great projects going on! Read the press release.
The 2014 Farm Bill Conference was held recently in Kansas City, MO. Presentations will be posted soon. Please check back!