The Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Center was established in 2001, and is located at the University of Delaware. It is funded through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), and is one of four regional Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) Centers located throughout the country. ERME provides competitive grants that fund education projects focused on helping farmers and ranchers successfully manage the unique risks associated with production agriculture.
The mission of the Northeast Center and the national program is educating America’s farmers and ranchers to manage the unique risks of producing food for the world’s table.
The Northeast Center serves: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.