North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

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.

– 2021 Virtual ERME National Conference, March 23-25, 2021 (10:00 AM – 1:30 PM Central)

By on January 12, 2021

Join us in 2021 as the Extension Risk Management Education National Conference goes virtual!

The 2021 Extension Risk Management Education National Conference will bring together public and private sector educators, crop insurance agents, lenders, and other agricultural professionals to share ongoing and emerging successful risk management education efforts that target agricultural producers and their families.  Conference participants will learn about what is working to help producers effectively manage the financial, production, marketing, legal and human risks associated with their agribusinesses.

Dates:
Conference: March 23 – 25, 2021
10:00 am – 1:30 pm CT daily

Background

Extension Risk Management Education held its inaugural National Conference in 2000 and has been hosting a conference annually since 2003.  Please click here for information regarding previous conferences.

– Applicant Webinar resources (recording/slides) are available

By on October 8, 2020

The North Central Center delivered an Applicant Webinar on September 30, 2020. You can find links to the recording and slides, along with additional information on the funding opportunity and how to apply on the ERME RFA page. Or go

– Two Funding Opportunities: 2021 ERME RFA and ERME Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance RFA are now open – CLOSED

By on September 16, 2020

Request for Applications are now closed.  Applicants will be notified of results by February 12, 2021.   The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers announces the availability of multiple competitive

– 2020 Funded Projects Announced

By on May 15, 2020

The North Central Center announces the 2020 Funded Projects.  Read about the new awards under Funded Projects.  Congratulations to the new Project Directors!

– Cornhusker Economics 2020

By on May 15, 2020

Cornhusker Economics is the UNL Department of Agricultural Economics weekly newsletter.  The recent issue details the North Central ERME Center, who we are, and what we do; including the 2020 funding process, current Center updates, and highlights a small sample

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