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 ERME Request for Applications Announced – Two Funding Opportunities!
Deadline:  November 19, 2020

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers announces the availability of multiple competitive grant opportunities and requests the submission of applications.  Awards will fund 18-month projects conducted April 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022.
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– 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 directly to the recording of the webinar or slides of the webinar.

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

By on September 16, 2020

The 2021 ERME RFA and ERME Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance RFA are now open! The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers announces the availability of multiple competitive grant

– 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

– 2020 North Central Outstanding Project Award

By on May 15, 2020

North Central Outstanding Project – The 2020 Outstanding Project for the North Central Region is “So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What?” This project by Nebraska Extension educators Jim Jansen and Allan Vyhnalek was delivered in 2017-2018. Details and links

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