About us

    About us

    This toolbox is a collaboration of many great people and funding from different groups. Below is a list of groups providing support and an explanation of their role.

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    Western Extension Marketing Committee

    Provides authorship of most of the materials for the toolbox.


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    Western Center for Risk Management Education

    This project was partially funded through the Western Center for Risk Management Education supported by USDA’s Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES) under Award Number 2004-49200-03123.

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    Risk Management Agency

    Provided partial funding 

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    Contact Us

    Dr. Ruby Ward

    Associate Professor and Extension Economist 
    Applied Economics Department, Utah State University

    4835 Old Main Hill 
    Logan, UT 84322-4835
    Phone: (435) 797-2323 
    Fax: (435) 797-0402
    Email: ruby.ward@usu.edu

    Ginger Dalde

    Horticulture Staff Assistant
    Utah State University, Salt Lake County Extension

    Phone:(385) 468-4824
    Fax: (385) 468-4823
    Email: ginger.dalde@usu.edu