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  • SRMEC, in collaboration with AgMRC at Iowa State University, provides resources to develop a quality application to USDA Value-Added Producer Grant Program

    SRMEC, in collaboration with Agricultural Marketing Research Center at Iowa State University, addresses common questions and provides available resources to help navigate USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grant Application. The online training was held December 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. To view the archived webinar visit the following link:

    USDA Value-Added Producer Grant Program Webinar

  • SRMEC hosts online training for grant applicants

    The Southern Risk Management Education Center hosted an online training for grant applicants interested in the 2018 RFA.  The online training was held October 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. To view the archived webinar visit the following link:

    SRMEC Grant Applicant Training

     

  • SRMEC Advisory Council selects 2017 Projects of Excellence

    SRMEC seeks to promote the ERME program and its funded projects by annually selecting the top three performing projects. The projects of excellence are selected by our advisory council from the previous round of completed projects. All projects are evaluated across three criteria:  1) project relevance and impacts, 2) materials developed and communication, and 3) evaluation & success stories.

     

    Congratulations to this year’s winners, the 2017 selected projects are:

    • Risk Management and Economic Thresholds for Treating the Sugarcane Aphid on Sorghum – An Excel Tool directed by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center

    • Developing Marketing Plans and Strategies for Historically Underserved Producers in Mississippi StrikeForce Counties directed by National Crop Insurance Services

    • Southern Agricultural Lease Education Program directed by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
  • Southern Extension Economics Committee

     2017 Directory of Southern Region Extension Economists

    2017 Summer Committee Meeting

    • Summer meeting proceedings (available soon)

    2017 Southern Outlook Conference

    The Southern Extension Economics Committee annually convenes an outlook conference updating the status of the agricultural sector across the southern region.  The three-day conference is held in Atlanta, Georgia each year.  The conference provides an industry situation and outlook analysis for each agricultural commodity as well as addressing emerging issues.  To view presentations from the 2017 conference, visit the conference link below:

    2017 Southern Outlook Conference Presentations

  • 2017 National Value Added Conference

    SRMEC partners to support upcoming 2017 National Value Added Agriculture Conference.  The conference will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas November 14-16, 2017.  The conference theme focuses on branding and regional food systems.  General sessions, concurrent workshops and posters will feature innovations from both the public and private sector.  To learn more about the conference visit:

    2017 National Value Added Agriculture Conference