Welcome to the Center
The Western Extension Risk Management Education Center (Western Center) is one of five USDA NIFA Extension Risk Management Education Centers. Partnering with state university Extension educators and public and private sector partners in the west, the Center provides tools and training to support producers in establishing long-term risk management strategies that will strengthen the economic viability of their farm and ranch enterprises.
Our Mission: Educating America’s farmers and ranchers to manage the unique risks of producing food for the world’s table.
The Western Center is housed within the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Extension School of Economic Sciences.
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New Risk Management Resource Publication – Introduction to Risk Management