North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

The 2018 Request for Applications process has closed! Those that are selected for funding will be notified in mid-February 2018. Read the 2018 RFA.

Register and attend the 2018 National ERME Conference April 11-12 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Registration is now open. The Call for Concurrent Session and Poster Presentations is now closed. Notifications will be made after February 9. 

Presentations and proceedings from the 2017 National ERME Conference can be viewed at the AgRisk Library!

A recent needs assessment and a Special Emphasis Needs Assessment 2017 were completed across the north central region. Potential applicants are encouraged to read through these documents.

The 2017 Funded Projects have been announced! Go to Funded Projects for more information about each one. Congratulations to those that have been funded for FY2017!

About us…….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.




Cornhusker Economics

By on July 6, 2017

Be sure to read the newest edition of Cornhusker Economics! It tells a bit about the North Central ERME and risk management education as well as our 2017 projects!

2017 Request for Applications

By on September 15, 2016

The 2017 RFA is now closed! The 2017 grant recipients have been announced.  For more specific information about the ERME application process go to Apply for Funding.  

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

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.

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