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2014 Farm Bill Makes Changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program

dc.contributor.authorGoeringer, Paul
dc.contributor.authorLeathers, Howard
dc.description.abstractThe Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) was established in 1994 and administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). NAP is a risk management tool for those producers growing crops not currently covered by a crop insurance product. The 2014 Farm Bill reauthorized NAP and made some dramatic changes to the program. NAP now offers coverage from the 50-percent level to the 65-percent level with producers able to buy-up coverage in 5-percent increments at up to 100 percent of the established market price. Prior to the 2014 Farm Bill, NAP had only allowed coverage at the 50-percent level and 55 percent of the established market price of the crop.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipDepartment of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Maryland Department of Agriculture, USDA-Risk Management Agencyen_US
dc.subjectNoninsured crop disaster assistance programen_US
dc.subjectFarm Service Agencyen_US
dc.subject2014 Farm Billen_US
dc.subjectDepartment of Agricultural and Resource Economicsen_US
dc.subjectCrop Insurance Education Programen_US
dc.subjectMaryland Department of Agricultureen_US
dc.subjectSpecialty Cropen_US
dc.title2014 Farm Bill Makes Changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Programen_US
dc.relation.isAvailableAtCollege of Agriculture & Natural Resources
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDepartment of Agricultural & Resource Economics
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Maryland
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md)

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