Farm Programs: Supplemental Coverage Option – Is It Right for You? – Videos Mar 13, 2019

🕔Mar 13, 2019Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) was created after the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill. Before 2019, most farmers in the Midwest could not use SCO because SCO is only available […]

Cotton: Crop Insurance Options – The STAX vs. SCO Decision Feb 28, 2019

🕔Feb 28, 2019Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., has developed a new resource for cotton producers currently evaluating crop insurance options for 2019. With the addition of Seed Cotton as a Title One covered […]

Crop Insurance: Supplemental Coverage Option – Is It Right for You? Feb 13, 2019

🕔Feb 13, 2019Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) was introduced in the 2014 Farm Bill but was limited to acres where Price Loss Coverage (PLC) was the commodity title program choice. More farmers likely […]

Crop Insurance: Use of SCO and STAX in 2015 Jul 1, 2016

🕔Jul 1, 2016The 2014 Farm Bill introduced two new crop insurance programs – the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) for upland cotton. Both were designed to […]

Mississippi Crop Insurance: 6 Questions for your Agent — 7 if You Grow Rice. Jan 21, 2016

🕔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 […]

California: Insurance Options Broadened for Fruit and Nuts – USDA Jul 23, 2015

🕔Jul 23, 2015The USDA today announced the expansion of crop insurance to provide additional options for fruit and nut producers. The Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and the Actual Production History (APH) Yield […]

Illinois: Crop Insurance – SCO Not a Big Deciding Factor Feb 3, 2015

🕔Feb 3, 2015Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) is a new crop insurance product available this year when producers do not choose to receive 2014 Farm Bill payments through Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC). We […]

Crop Insurance: Costs, Other Issues Turning Growers Off to SCO — DTN Jan 27, 2015

🕔Jan 27, 2015The normal weather around Chris Nemec’s central Texas farm vacillates between “constant drought and intermediate flooding,” he likes to say. Despite those extremes, Nemec — who farms with his father […]

Crop Insurance: Supplemental Coverage Option Unavailable When Choosing ARC Programs Dec 17, 2014

🕔Dec 17, 2014The 2014 Farm Bill allows producers to make a farm program election decision on each of their Farm Service agency farm units (FSNs). There are three programs available – Price […]

Farm Bill: Update Yields on Base Acres? It’s Complicated. – DTN Sep 4, 2014

🕔Sep 4, 2014Winter wheat farmers face a Sept. 30 deadline to sign up for a Supplemental Coverage Option insurance, a policy they should consider buying just to keep their options open for […]

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