BFRDP Projects

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
[Final Report]

Award Amount: $49,995
Grant Program: 2020 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Awards
Project Director: Jessica Groskopf
Organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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Project Overview

This simplified standard grant was used to enhance the activities of the Nebraska Women in Agriculture Program to provide innovative farm business management education for beginning female farmers and ranchers (BFFR), and develop a Land Link service for Nebraska.

This project funded eight Annie’s Project courses and a two-day Women in Agriculture conference to for 289 participants, 21% of which were estimated to be BFFR. These activities will catered to women by encouraging them to ask questions, connect with participants and speakers, and share their experiences. These hands-on programs increased the knowledge and skills of attendees, ultimately leading to greater success of BFFR.

The project supported Nebraska’s Land Link program, which launched Feb. 1, 2021. At the end of the grant funding, the Land Link program had 173 participants, 167 Land Seekers (10 Female)  and 6 Landowners (1 Female).

Number of Participants: 289


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