Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance Decisions for 2021 Mar 10, 2021

🕔Mar 10, 2021
The 2021 price discovery period used to determine projected prices and volatility factors for Federally-sponsored corn and soybean crop insurance products is completed for areas with a 3/15 sales closing […]

Crop Insurance: RP, ECO, and SCO Tradeoffs Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
For the past several years, many farmers in the Midwest purchased Revenue Protection (RP) crop insurance at an 85% coverage level (RP-85%). Due to both higher projected prices and volatilities, […]

Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance Guarantees Highest in Years – DTN Mar 1, 2021

🕔Mar 1, 2021
Spring crop insurance guarantees for corn and soybeans will be $4.58 and $11.87 per bushel, respectively, increases of $0.70 and $2.70 from last year. For corn, it’s the highest spring […]

Arkansas: Finalizing Crop Insurance Decisions for 2021 Feb 25, 2021

🕔Feb 25, 2021
The USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds growers the deadline to purchase crop insurance for spring planted crops in Arkansas is February 28, 2021. The crop insurance base prices for […]

Midwest Corn: Crop Insurance – Potential Payouts from Enhanced Coverage Option Feb 24, 2021

🕔Feb 24, 2021
Payments from the crop insurance add-on Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) at different prices and yields are illustrated in this article. Since ECO coverage levels are high, ECO will make payments […]

Crop Insurance: Looking at the Enhanced Coverage Option – DTN Feb 23, 2021

🕔Feb 23, 2021
Crop insurance revenue guarantees are shaping up to be the highest in years, and while that translates into higher premiums, there’s a new supplemental option that, while pricey, offers an […]

High Grain Prices – How Many Bushels Should I Market? Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
How many bushels can you contract prior to harvest? The current high prices are attractive, but can you take advantage of it. This is a question that you probably ask […]

Webinar: Federal Crop Insurance Considerations, Updates – Feb. 17 Feb 11, 2021

🕔Feb 11, 2021
After a season of volatile markets, unforgiving weather patterns and a global pandemic, federal crop insurance will play a key role in keeping many agricultural producers afloat in 2021. Although […]

Crop Insurance: Higher Premiums and 2021 Decisions Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Crop insurance premiums for all products will likely be much higher in 2021 than in 2020 because projected prices and volatilities will be higher in 2021 compared to 2020. These […]

Midwest: 2021 Crop Insurance Decision Tool Now Available Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
The 2021 Crop Insurance Decision Tool has been released to aid in crop insurance decisions. It is a Microsoft Excel workbook that can be downloaded from farmdoc (here). One sheet in this workbook provides […]

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