Crop Insurance

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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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.

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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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New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln includes Actual Production History when examining producer input use behavior related to crop insurance.

Ag Economists Study How Crop Insurance May Affect Input Decisions November 29, 2018

If producers are shielded from yield risk by crop insurance, does that affect their input use? New studies illustrate the role of actual production history and the dynamic nature of moral hazard in crop insurance.

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How Crop Insurance May Soften the Blow of Low Quality Soybeans October 24, 2018

Crop insurance is typically thought of as protecting against low yields and/or revenue, but it can also protect against low quality. With soybeans four types of discounts are considered.

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Corn floor price by coverage level for 2018 revenue protection coverage

Considering New Crop Insurance Prices and Volatility Factors March 7, 2018

With a March 15 crop insurance deadline quickly approaching for many growers, university ag economists discuss points to consider and how to interpret this year’s crop insurance prices and volatility factors.

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Market Journal

Market Journal Looks at Farm Bill Discussions March 2, 2018

This week's Market Journal looks at two key programs affecting farm management: the Farm Bill that's currently in production and crop insurance. Other speakers look at the grain markets, cover crop research, and the forecast for next week.

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Feb. 23 Workshop to Focus on Crop Insurance, Farm Bill February 9, 2018

Crop insurance, the farm bill, and other farm policy issues will be the focus of the next Farmers and Ranchers College program Feb. 23 in Geneva.

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