Meat CSA Risk Management Strategies for Meat Producers

Meat CSA Risk Management Strategies for Northern Nevada and Northeastern California Meat Producers

Project Director: Western Center for Risk Management Education Grant, 2013-2014. Developed and delivered risk management education to livestock producers in Nevada interested in direct marketing meat; provided technical assistance to producers to start a meat CSA/buying club. Managed a budget of $49,358.

  • Produced 6 educational events for 103 participants
    • 5 daylong workshops
    • 1 90-minute session at the 2014 Nevada Small Farm Conference
    • Located guest speakers and assisted with curriculum development
  • Provided technical assistance to 9 participants starting a new meat venture
  • Conducted workshop assessments and project reporting
  • Managed undergraduate project assistant
  • Garnered media attention for project