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Report on Outreach Efforts
Supplemental Coverage Option Now a Part of the Federal Crop Insurance Program
The 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 ...
New Crop Insurance Option for Diversified Operations: Whole Farm Revenue Protection
The 2014 Farm Bill authorized USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) to develop a new type of revenue insurance product, Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP). WFRP provides a risk management tool for all commodities on farms ...
Using the APAS Decision Tool
This presentation provides an overview of the decision tool developed by the University of Illinois.
Using the MPP Dairy Dashboard
Provides an overview of how to utilize the MPP Dairy Dashboard decision tool.
Decisions Under 2014 Farm Bill - Northern MD Example
This is a presentation given in Northern Maryland during the 2014 Farm Bill Workshops by Howard Leathers.
New Farm Bill Choices
Provides an overview of the new farm bill programs and decision making process. This was presented at the 2014 Southern Maryland Crops Dinner.
Estimated Payments Under the 2014 County Agricultural Risk Coverage Program in Maryland
Provides an estimate of potential payments by county for the 2014 Crop Year.
Poultry Growers Will Have to Wait a Little Longer for Crop Insurance Coverage
This article reviews recent reports looking at the ability to implement crop insurance products for poultry growers. For both business interruption insurance and disease insurance, USDA concluded that the current legislation ...
A Primer on Crop Insurance
Fundamentally, risk management on a farm is aimed at smoothing out the income or profit stream over time. This is accomplished by accepting lower incomes or profits during good times in exchange for higher incomes or profits ...