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There’s no shortage of uncertainties facing farmers across the U.S. Between weather disasters, policy changes and market volatility, risk is a second language for farmers and ranchers. Managing risk remains one of the most crucial components of any successful farm or ranch. Crop producers in 2023 face unprecedented drought, global conflict and too-tight-for-comfort margins.

Helping farmers and ranchers manage this drought is the central goal of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s North Central ERME Center. The Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) program is one of five risk management education centers around the country competitively funded through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Read more on how the ERME program can help you manage risk here.


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