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.

 

2022 ERME Request for Applications Announced!
Deadline:  November 18, 2021

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers announces a competitive funding opportunity for educational projects designed to help agricultural producers improve their economic viability through targeted risk management strategies.  The Center expects to award grants through two program areas – Education Grants (to include Exploratory Projects) and Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance Grants. Awards will fund 18-month projects conducted April 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023.


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– 2022 ERME RFA is now open

By on September 15, 2021

Request for Applications is 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 opportunities and requests the submission of applications. These funding opportunities focus on educational projects designed to help agricultural producers improve their economic viability through targeted risk management strategies.

The North Central Center will consider applications through its ERME RFA for education on the full range of risk management activities in two categories: 1) 18-month Education Projects (awards of up to $50,000) to be conducted between April 1, 2022 and September 30, 2023 and 2) Exploratory Projects (awards of up to $5,000) to support planning, development, and piloting efforts that are expected to lead to a future educational project (project period of April 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023).

To apply for either funding opportunity, click here>>

2022 Award Funding Timeline:

  • September 15, 2021 – Application Open
  • November 18, 2021 – Application Deadline
  • February 11, 2022 – Award Notification

– 2021 ERME National Conference – Presentations Now Available Online

By on May 12, 2021

The 2021 Extension Risk Management Education National Conference was held on March 23-25, 2021 in a virtual format. Approximately 400 participants from across the country participated in over thirty-five, 30-minute concurrent sessions which covered the five areas of agricultural risk – production, marketing,

– 2021 Funded Projects Announced

By on May 4, 2021

The North Central Center announces over $1.29 million in funding to support educational projects focused on providing risk management education to producers.   Read about the new 2021 awards under Funded Projects.  Congratulations to the new Project Directors!

– 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

– 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!

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