Non-Irrigated Corn: New Supplemental Insurance Offered for Split Nitrogen Applications – DTN Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Farmers who apply nitrogen with split applications for non-irrigated corn across parts of the Corn Belt will be eligible to buy a supplemental coverage for their crop insurance under a […]

Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance – Harvest Price Option Triggers – DTN Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
Higher prices at harvest could limit potential crop insurance payouts for the 2021 growing season for all except those with extreme yield losses. The average price of the December corn […]

ARC, PLC Program Sign-Up Underway for 2022 Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers to contact their local USDA Service Centers and sign-up for the 2022 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. […]

Minnesota Farmer Signs Plea Agreement in Crop Insurance Fraud Case – DTN Oct 26, 2021

🕔Oct 26, 2021
The U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to not seek the maximum sentence against a northwest Minnesota farmer who pled guilty to one count of making false statements to the […]

Corn, Soybeans: Revenue Protection Crop Insurance and Prices Rising from Spring to Fall Aug 7, 2021

🕔Aug 7, 2021
Storm damage has been felt by many Nebraska farmers this growing season. Crop insurance is a useful tool to help farmers mitigate production losses coming from storm damage. However, given […]

Crop Insurance and Replanting Damaged Fields – DTN Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
As farmers in parts of the Corn Belt see flooded spots across fields and hail damage from the stretch of intense storms over the past week, questions about crop insurance, […]

Ag Committee Examines Disaster Aid – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
American agriculture needs a permanent disaster program that can provide aid quicker than ad-hoc aid that has helped buoy farmers in recent years. That was a repeated theme at a […]

Cover Crops Get Insurance Perk – DTN Jun 4, 2021

🕔Jun 4, 2021
A new, pandemic-related program from USDA will give farmers a $5 premium benefit on their crop insurance for planting cover crops. On Tuesday, USDA announced the Pandemic Cover Crop Program […]

Crop Insurance: How Likely Is Supplemental Area Coverage to Over-Compensate for Damage? May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Yesterday, we examined the likelihood that payments from crop insurance policy combinations utilizing SCO and ECO would under-compensate farm-level losses compared to using a higher level RP policy, also referred […]

Crop Insurance: Supplemental Area Insurance and Basis Risk Measures May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
The Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) is a new supplemental insurance program introduced this year, providing county coverage from 90% or 95% coverage level down to 86%. The Supplemental Coverage Option […]

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