Illinois: Combining Margin Protection and Revenue Protection

🕔Sep 27, 2017The new Margin Protection crop insurance policy can be purchased along with any COMBO product. Doing so will allow farmers to have “county” margin protection up to a 95% coverage […]

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: Should Users of Revenue Protection Add Margin Protection?

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🕔Sep 13, 2017Farmers have until September 30 to determine whether to purchase Margin Protection, a new crop insurance product that provides payments when a harvest revenue-cost margin is below a guarantee set based […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: New Margin Protection Insurance – Should You Switch?

🕔Sep 11, 2017Margin Protection is a new insurance product available for insuring corn and soybeans in Illinois. Some farmers may find Margin Protection beneficial. Farmers who purchase Area Risk Protection (ARP) may […]

Rice: Margin Protection Insurance Available in ’16

🕔Feb 22, 2016The Risk Management Agency (RMA) is offering a new insurance plan to protect profit margins for rice production in 2016. Margin Protection combines crop price protection with protection directed at […]

Mississippi Crop Insurance: 6 Questions for your Agent — 7 if You Grow Rice.

🕔Jan 21, 20161. What about enterprise units? To qualify for enterprise units you must have at least two sections, section equivalents, FSA farm numbers, or units established by written unit agreement.  The […]

Rice: Margin Protection Price Discovery Begins in Dec.

🕔Nov 9, 2015Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rolled out Margin Protection, a “next generation” crop insurance product available to rice producers in select counties in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, […]

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