North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

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.

The 2016 Extension Risk Management Education funding process is now closed. The 2017 Request for Proposals will be released on September 15, 2016 and due November 17, 2016. Check back in September for more funding information! Read the 2016 RFA.

Congratulations to the 2016 Project Directors selected for funding by the North Central ERME Advisory Council.

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.




Success and Legacy Stories

By on July 6, 2016

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

Announcing the 2016 NCERME Projects

By on June 7, 2016

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 2016 ERME Application Process is now closed!

By on November 17, 2015

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 Report Due Date

By on June 10, 2015

Progress reports are due for 2015 and 2016 Project Directors on July 1. To report, you need to log into the reporting page at, enter your password and enter.  Any questions? Contact Christine, or 402-472-2039.

North Central ERME 2015 Projects are Announced

By on May 12, 2015

Congratulations to the Directors of the 2015 NCERME Funded Projects!. There are 15, 18-month competitive awards and four exploratory grants. Each exploratory grant is $3,000 for six-months and awarded with the intention that the project director will apply for a full

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