USDA Payment Details: MFP Won’t Help if You Can’t Plant and There’s More – DTN

🕔Jun 12, 2019Farmers who are not able to plant a crop this spring will not get a trade-aid payment and should not expect higher payment levels than normal under prevented-planting insurance, according […]

Crop Insurance: Overwhelming Use of Harvest Price Option – Example, Illinois

🕔May 9, 2018Over time, farmers have migrated to revenue crop insurance products with the harvest price option (HPO). Today, products with HPO are used on over 90% of the insured acres in […]

Crop Insurance: Two Senators Target Cuts to Save $21.1Bln – DTN

🕔Nov 13, 2017Corn and soybean farmers saw no benefit this fall from adding the harvest price option to their crop insurance plan, but that wasn’t enough to stop a pair of senators […]

Crop Insurance: Harvest Price Option – Historical Assessment

🕔Oct 27, 2017HPO (harvest price option) crop insurance is popular with farmers but there have been several attempts to eliminate public subsidies for it. This article assesses HPO’s historical performance in terms […]

Illinois: Comparing Payments from Margin Protection with Harvest Price Option

🕔Sep 22, 2017Listen to MP3 Podcast In this article, historical payments from Margin Protection are estimated and compared to Area Revenue Protection. Both insurance contracts have the harvest price option. The example […]

Crop Insurance: Trump Cuts Would Eliminate Harvest Price Option and Limit Farm Size

🕔Jun 14, 2017Editor’s Note: For Tables and Figures see the Source Link at the bottom of the article. The Administration’s budget would cut $58.7 billion from crop insurance or about $6 billion […]

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