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Supplemental Coverage Option Expanding as Part of the Farm Safety Net

dc.contributor.authorGoeringer, Paul
dc.contributor.authorLeathers, Howard
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-09T20:58:20Z
dc.date.available2016-09-09T20:58:20Z
dc.date.issued2016-09-08
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/M2WN6J
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/18788
dc.description.abstractThe 2014 Farm Bill created Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a new add-on crop insurance option which provides supplemental coverage on a producer’s underlying crop insurance policy. SCO operates by mimicking a producer’s individual crop insurance coverage and covering a portion of the deductible based on county-level yield or revenue. SCO is available in select Maryland counties for apples, barley, corn, grain sorghum, green peas, oats, peaches, processing beans, soybeans, sweet corn, and winter wheat, as of the 2017 crop year. USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) continues to expand covered counties and crops covered, and begin distinguishing by practices (such as irrigated compared to non-irrigated).en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipDepartment of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, Maryland Department of Agriculture, and USDAen_US
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dc.subjectsupplemental coverage optionen_US
dc.subjectcrop insuranceen_US
dc.subjectRisk Management Agencyen_US
dc.subjectUSDAen_US
dc.subjectrisk management toolen_US
dc.titleSupplemental Coverage Option Expanding as Part of the Farm Safety Neten_US
dc.typeArticleen_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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