Arkansas Rice: Crop Insurance Coverage for Furrow-Irrigated Fields – 7 Requirements Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Arkansas Rice: Crop Insurance Coverage for Furrow-Irrigated Fields – 7 Requirements Furrow-irrigated rice (FIR) or row rice is now an insurable practice. However, there are a few requirements in order […]

Counting Trees: Technology Quickly Tallies Trees For Insurance Purposes Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
Aerobotics technology has processed more than 5 million trees, 50,000 acres of groves and 15% of all citrus in Florida. These numbers are climbing ahead of the approaching mid-April deadline […]

River Levees: 2019 Midwest Breaches And Flooding Complicate Crop Insurance Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig met with USDA officials from different agencies and local farmers Friday at the Silver Spur Bar & Grill but took his burger to go […]

Corn, Soybeans: Making Crop Insurance Decisions for 2020 Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
The 2020 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 Guarantees Drop – How To Cope In 2020 – DTN Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
Spring crop insurance guarantees for corn and soybeans are the lowest since 2016, which means farmers will have less protection against lower prices in their revenue policies in 2020. At […]

Trump Proposes Budget Cuts to USDA – DTN Feb 11, 2020

🕔Feb 11, 2020
 The White House released President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal-year 2021 on Monday, which proposes many of the same cuts the Trump administration has proposed for USDA and agricultural […]

Hemp: THC Testing Bottleneck Taking Shape – DTN Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
USDA on Thursday detailed some insurance options for hemp farmers, but also stressed that hemp farmers will have to abide by the cropping rules spelled out last October, despite an […]

Hemp: USDA Announces Details of Risk Management Programs Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of two programs that protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters. A pilot hemp insurance program through Multi-Peril Crop Insurance […]

Crop Insurance: A Historical Look at Supplemental Coverage Option Participation Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) insurance is generating considerable discussion.  This article reviews historical participation in SCO using data from USDA, RMA’s (US Department of Agriculture, Risk Management Agency) Summary of […]

Crop Insurance Audits – How to Prepare Jan 29, 2020

🕔Jan 29, 2020
Excessive rain paired with less than ideal market conditions can lead to many farmers relying on the Federal Crop Insurance Program to soften the blow of a rough growing season. […]

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