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The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provides leadership and funding for programs that advance agriculture-related sciences. We invest in and support initiatives that ensure the long-term viability of agriculture. NIFA applies an integrated approach to ensure that groundbreaking discoveries in agriculture-related sciences and technologies reach the people who can put them into practice.

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Explore upcoming NIFA events, including webinars, listening sessions, and notices of grant application deadlines. Click on the title to read more details or register.

Dec 19
12:00 - 01:00 pm EST
Technical Assistance

Extension Risk Management Education RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

Through the Agricultural Risk Management Education (ARME) Partnership Program, Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) Centers provide agricultural risk management education for farmers and ranchers in all 50 states and the U.S. territories. A recently published RFA invites proposals to lead this effort.

The ERME program’s purpose is to educate agricultural producers about the full range of risk management activities. These activities include futures, options, agricultural trade options, crop insurance, cash forward contracting, debt reduction, production diversification, marketing plans and tactics, farm resources risk reduction, and other appropriate risk management strategies.

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