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Trend-Adjusted Yield Option Introduced for Crop Insurance
Fact sheet has been updated to reflect wheat trend adjustments for 2015 crop year.
Risk Management Implications of the 2014 Farm Bill
Gives an overview of the risk management decisions that producers will need to consider as a part of the 2014 farm bill. Presentation was given around Maryland in August of 2014.
Estate Planning for Farm Families: Updated for 2014
Updated for Maryland estate tax changes starting in 2014. This fact sheet provides an overview of the estate planning process
Federal Crop Insurance is Part of Farm Safety Net for Maryland Potato Producers
Gives overview of the qualifications for crop insurance on potatoes in Maryland
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 ...
Management Tool of Last Resort: Bankruptcy Offers Protections to Qualifying Agricultural Operations and Fishermen to Restructure Business and Survive Tough Economic Times
Agriculture like many businesses is full of risks: marketing, financial, production, labor, and legal risks. With each risk area, producers must develop strategies to manage those risks. To manage marketing risks, for ...
Considerations for Equine Lease Agreements
Offering a horse for lease can be a good option for an owner who is unable to ride or care for their horse due to physical, time, or financial constraints but still wishes to maintain ownership. A lease can be an alternative ...
Farmer-saved Seed: What is Legal? What is Not?
Most wheat and soybean seed sold in Maryland is protected by either U.S. Patent Law or the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA). These protections severely limit the age-old practice of “farmer-saved seed” or prohibit it ...