The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers funds 18-month education projects and eight-month exploratory projects annually. The 2021 RFA will be released September 15, 2020. Check back soon! You can still read the North Central 2020 RFA here.
Recent needs assessment reports provide some insight into issues and challenges facing agricultural producers at the present time and some supporting material behind the priority issues identified in the RFA.
Important Dates for Funding Process
October 11, 2019: Applicant Informational Webinar, 10:00 AM CDT, recorded link
November 14, 2019: All applications are due on-line no later than 5:00 PM CDT
Project Directors selected for awards will be notified no later February 14, 2020
Project year for Exploratory Projects begins March 1, 2020
Project year for Educational Projects begins April 1, 2020
2020 Project Director Training on March 31, 2020
First progress report due July 1, 2020