The 2016 Extension Risk Management Education funding process is now open! Read the 2016 RFA. Click here for application and funding information. Full proposals are due November 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM EST. All potential applicants are encouraged to attend a webinar titled “What you need to know about the 2016 ERME funding process” on October 13, 2015 at 10 AM Central Time. More information will be coming soon so check back!
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 Centers located throughout the country.
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.