Crop Insurance

corn and soybean field with center pivot irrigation
Photo by Glennis McClure

Register for Annual 4-state Crop Insurance Webinar by Dec. 7

December 3, 2020
An annual four-state crop insurance workshop for agricultural professionals will be presented in a series of three webinars on Dec. 8, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Central time. The program will offer information on designing risk management plans and providing risk management advice to clients.

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Crop Insurance and Irrigating Storm Damaged Fields

July 16, 2020
With recent storm damage, the following are resources and considerations when it comes to crop insurance and irrigating storm damaged fields.

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Schedule of Nebrask Extension Risk and Reward ag workshops

New Workshop to Focus on Managing Risk and Reward

November 21, 2019
This workshop shows the importance of using two tools ― a grain marketing plan and crop insurance ― together to aid farm survival.

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Graphic promoting the Oct. 30 Crop Insurance Workshop in Nebraska

Crop Insurance Workshop Oct. 30 in Grand Island

October 17, 2019
The Nebraska Extension crop insurance workshop, “Disasters, Farm Bill, Trade and Hemp … Oh My!,” will offer information and resources to help agricultural professionals and their clients make more profitable risk management decisions.

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Crop Insurance Question for Those Affected by Canal/Tunnel Collapse

August 9, 2019
As repairs continue on the collapsed tunnel in the Goshen/Gering-Fort Laramie Canal, unanswered questions remain about whether crop insurance will cover crop losses. Until that's determined, farmers in the affected area need to manage their crop as if water will return to the canal.

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Expanding the Farm Income Safety Net

June 12, 2019
A look at the wide and expanding safety net for crop producers provides perspective and management insight in the wake of current production and marketing challenges.

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More on Preventing planting of corn, late planting, and considerations for unplanted acres

Considerations After The Final Corn Planting Date

May 23, 2019
If wet conditions kept you from getting all your corn planted by the final RMA planting date for Nebraska corn, there are other options to consider. This article was revised June 7 to clarify and correct information on planting another crop on ground claimed for prevented planting for corn. On June 20, 2019, RMA changed the deadline after which haying and grazing would be allowed on cover crops planted on prevent plant acres from November 1 to September 1.

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Options for Failed Wheat

May 10, 2019
Farmers who have lost wheat because of harsh winter weather should consider the crop insurance implications of planting another crop. This article examines crop insurance considerations for producers who selected the “Winter Coverage Endorsement.”

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