Risk Management Agency
Seeds of Prosperity Risk Management Education Program
: Dubois Institute “Seeds of Prosperity
Risk Management Education Program” in conjunction with
Widget Development & Trading Company and key partnerships will provide Risk Management
training in urban and rural settings. The program objective is to increase participant (U.S.
farmers and ranchers, including limited resource, socially disadvantaged, and other traditionally
under-served farmers and ranchers) educational knowledge of crop insurance protections and
current and emerging risk management practices; use of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
(FCIC) programs, products, and services. Participants will also learn financial management, farm
benchmarking, marketing and product development & GAP certification.
The program will provide training for 150 participants, targeting 25 participants from each of the
six(6) cities and webinars sessions. We will conduct one-day training sessions in six (6) cities.
Followed by up to twelve(12) follow-up webinars to reinforce learning objectives based on
identified participant need.
Service delivery will be via webinar, and training sessions at (6) Cities; (3) Sessions in Alabama:
Eufaula, Demopolis, and Hayneville and (3) sessions in Georgia: Brunswick, Milledgeville and
Statesboro. Expected participant’s result: 40% participant enrollment rate in FCIC crop
USDA Risk Management Agency