Are Input Decisions Affected by Crop Insurance? Nov 29, 2018

🕔Nov 29, 2018
New research by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln challenges traditional thinking on federal crop insurance. Since the inception of the federal crop insurance program, researchers have questioned whether […]

Crop Insurance: Alternatives for Determining Yields Feb 10, 2016

🕔Feb 10, 2016
Farmers and other insureds often have alternatives for determining yields used in crop insurance guarantee and premium calculation resulting from Yield Adjustment (YA), Yield Endorsement (YE), and Trend-Adjustment Yield Endorsement […]

California: Insurance Options Broadened for Fruit and Nuts – USDA Jul 23, 2015

🕔Jul 23, 2015
The USDA today announced the expansion of crop insurance to provide additional options for fruit and nut producers. The Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and the Actual Production History (APH) Yield […]

Missouri: Crop Insurance – Yield Exclusion Options Available Jan 27, 2015

🕔Jan 27, 2015
The 2014 Farm Bill included a provision of yield exclusion in the calculation of Actual Production History (APH) used in crop insurance decisions. Yield Exclusion (YE) allows producers, at their […]

Wheat Growers to Seek Inclusion in APH Yield Exclusion for 2015 – DTN Oct 21, 2014

🕔Oct 21, 2014
A provision to exclude yields from Actual Production History for farmers affected by severe weather will go into effect for some select spring crops in 2015, USDA announced Tuesday. USDA’s […]

USDA to Implement APH Yield Exclusion for 2015 Spring Crops Oct 21, 2014

🕔Oct 21, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History […]

Keith Good: Calls Increase for USDA to Add Drought Adjustment for 2015 Oct 10, 2014

🕔Oct 10, 2014
Farm Bill Silas Allen reported yesterday at The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) Online that, “Oklahoma wheat farmers are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to roll out a policy they say […]

Southwest Drought Victims Stung by Delay in Farm Bill Relief — DTN Oct 6, 2014

🕔Oct 6, 2014
The ghost of the Southwest’s mega-drought continues to haunt growers even after a few rain showers this last growing season. Producers there have been used to paying dearly for each […]

Farm Bill: Evaluating the Production History Yield Exclusion Provision Sep 5, 2014

🕔Sep 5, 2014
A recent hearing before the House Agriculture Committee and subsequent press reports have raised the profile of a crop insurance provision in the 2014 Farm Bill. That provision requires USDA […]

Keith Good: Farmers Await EPA Ruling on Updated Herbicide, GMO Seeds Aug 14, 2014

🕔Aug 14, 2014
Regulations AP writer Mary Clare Jalonick reported yesterday that, “Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version of a popular herbicide […]

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