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 […]

    Corn: Crop Insurance Coverage Levels and ECO Use May 5, 2021

    🕔May 5, 2021
    Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) became available as an add-on to a farm-level crop insurance product in 2021. While available for other plans, we focus on Revenue Protection (RP) in this […]

    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 […]


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