Crop Insurance

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For producers planting annual forages on cropland, note that the current sign-up period for annual forage insurance ends July 15 for annual forages planted from Aug. 1, 2024 through July 31, 2025.

Insurance for Annual Forages Webinar

July 3, 2024
UNL ag finance experts discuss changes to the Annual Forage Insurance Program (AFIP) and share tips on how to integrate annual forage insurance coverage into your operation.

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This Center for Agricultural Profitability webinar features discussion by Ken Harrison, a crop insurance expert with more than 40 years of experience in the industry.

2024 Crop Insurance Prices and Decision Making

March 14, 2024
Agricultural economics experts discuss projected prices for the upcoming crop year, the importance of projected prices in managing risk exposure, and different insurance contract options for managing 2024 risk.

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Todd Scholz, vice president of research and members services of the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, discusses what’s new in the pulse crop arena. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Nebraska Pulse Crop Conference Reviewed Crop Insurance and Policy

December 15, 2023
USDA recently announced its expanded revenue protection for dry pea production in Nebraska, which is set to begin with the 2024 crop year.

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Filing an accurate and timely acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planted acreage, is necessary to participate in many USDA programs.

USDA Reminds Producers to File Crop Acreage Reports by July 17, Use New Online Map Features on

July 5, 2023
Producers can access their FSA farm records, maps and common land units through the portal to help expedite the crop acreage reporting process.

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The annual forage plan of insurance gives growers an opportunity to obtain crop insurance for protection against low precipitation. During this webinar, specialists will share insights on how growers can integrate annual forage insurance coverage into their programs.

Tips for Integrating Annual Forages into Your Production System

June 23, 2023
During a free webinar next Thursday, UNL specialists will discuss planting dates, seeding mixes, expected forage production and timing of forage availability for various scenarios of planting forages on cropland.

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This Week on N Field: Insurance Update for Farm Operations

June 8, 2023
With the arrival of severe weather season, N Field Observations highlights the importance of reviewing and updating insurance policies for your ag operation.

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Registration is due by June 16 for all the workshops, which will cover the application process and eligibility requirements for USDA insurance programs and explain how they can be used to mitigate price risk. (Center for Ag Profitability photo)

Workshops to Cover Managing Forage and Cattle Price Risk with USDA Programs

June 8, 2023
Specific insurance programs that will be covered during the workshops are Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF), Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) and Annual Forage insurance (AF).

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To view Walter's webinar with Nebraska Farm Bureau on making 2023 crop insurance decisions, click the link to the article below. (Photo courtesy Center for Agricultural Profitability)

Caution Needed When Purchasing Supplemental Coverage Option and Enhanced Coverage Option

March 3, 2023
Cory Walters, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, breaks down how these two crop insurance contract options work to protect producers and their operations as the March 15 deadline to sign up approaches.

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