USDA Invites Input On Crop Insurance Coverage For Prevented Planting Jun 2, 2023

    🕔Jun 2, 2023
    The USDA is inviting agricultural producers to participate in a special virtual listening session on Thursday, June 8, 1:00 -3:00 CDT, to provide comments on the Prevented Planting Request for […]

    USDA Invites Input On Crop Insurance Coverage For Prevented Planting May 24, 2023

    🕔May 24, 2023
    WASHINGTON, – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a Request for Information today, announcing public listening sessions and soliciting public comments on possible changes to prevented planting crop insurance […]

    Are Crop Insurance Net Indemnities and Commodity Program Payments Countercyclical? Apr 11, 2023

    🕔Apr 11, 2023
    The analysis discussed in the April 5 farmdoc daily found that payments to farmers by programs other than commodity programs and crop insurance have been countercyclical to US net cash income.  This finding […]

    Privately Developed Crop Insurance Products and the Next Farm Bill Mar 17, 2023

    🕔Mar 17, 2023
    Private parties have developed many crop insurance products offered by the Risk Management Agency (RMA)] through a 508(h) process. Herein, we describe that process and then illustrate some of the […]

    Rice Outlines Farm Bill Priorities at Crop Insurance Convention Feb 13, 2023

    🕔Feb 13, 2023
    BONITA SPRINGS, FL — The Annual Crop Insurance Convention hosted by the American Association of Crop Insurers and National Crop Insurance Services is ongoing here this week. The schedule includes […]

    Crop Insurance Premium in 2023 Jan 11, 2023

    🕔Jan 11, 2023
    The 2023 Crop Insurance Decision Tool has been released and can be used to calculate premiums (click here for download).  We used the 2022 and 2023 versions of the tool to evaluate […]

    Crop Insurance is Necessary Protection Dec 9, 2022

    🕔Dec 9, 2022
    If ever a year slammed home the importance of crop insurance, it was 2022.   For many cotton growers, especially in the Texas High Plains and Panhandle areas, it proved to […]

    Rep. G.T. Thompson Lists His 3 Farm Bill Objectives Nov 22, 2022

    🕔Nov 22, 2022
    GOP took the House by a slim margin last week, leading to a divided government as Democrats won majority in the Senate. Rep. G.T. Thompson (R-Pa.) is gearing up to […]

    As Mississippi River Rises, So Do Commodity Prices Nov 16, 2022

    🕔Nov 16, 2022
    LITTLE ROCK — As rain feeds the Mississippi, the rising river is also buoying the commodity prices farmers are receiving at the elevators. Months of drought throughout the Mississippi River […]

    Margin Protection – Chasing the Cost of Production Across Regions Oct 7, 2022

    🕔Oct 7, 2022
    High input costs have reinvigorated arguments in Congress for farm support programs where payments are triggered when the cost of production rises. Historically, cost of production has been a focus […]


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