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Crop Insurance: Should Users of Revenue Protection Add Margin Protection?

Crop Insurance: Should Users of Revenue Protection Add Margin Protection?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Farmers have until September 30 to determine whether to purchase Margin Protection, a new crop insurance product that provides payments when a harvest revenue-cost margin is below a guarantee set based on an expected revenue-cost margin (see farmdoc daily, September 8, 2017). Users

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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: New Margin Protection Insurance – Should You Switch?

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: New Margin Protection Insurance – Should You Switch?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Margin Protection is a new insurance product available for insuring corn and soybeans in Illinois. Some farmers may find Margin Protection beneficial. Farmers who purchase Area Risk Protection (ARP) may find switching to Margin Protection attractive if they want to

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Rice: Margin Protection Insurance Available in ’16

Rice: Margin Protection Insurance Available in ’16

👤By Archie Flanders, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Feb 22, 2016

The Risk Management Agency (RMA) is offering a new insurance plan to protect profit margins for rice production in 2016. Margin Protection combines crop price protection with protection directed at increased input prices that occur during the production season. With

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Mississippi Crop Insurance: 6 Questions for your Agent — 7 if You Grow Rice.

Mississippi Crop Insurance: 6 Questions for your Agent — 7 if You Grow Rice.

👤By Keith Coble and Brian Williams, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 21, 2016

1. What about enterprise units? To qualify for enterprise units you must have at least two sections, section equivalents, FSA farm numbers, or units established by written unit agreement.  The requirements for enterprise units must be met for each of

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Rice: Margin Protection Price Discovery Begins in Dec.

Rice: Margin Protection Price Discovery Begins in Dec.

👤By Ben Mosely, USA Rice Federation 🕔Nov 9, 2015

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rolled out Margin Protection, a “next generation” crop insurance product available to rice producers in select counties in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas for the 2016 crop year. The price

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