Crop Insurance

Field in drought

USDA Has Issued More Than $4 Billion in Emergency Relief Program Payments to Date

June 30, 2022
Commodity and specialty crop producers have until July 22 to complete applications for assistance through the Emergency Relief Program.

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Hail-damaged corn field in Nebraska. (Photo by Jenny Rees)

After the Storm: Managing Crop Damage

June 23, 2022
Experts in agronomy and agricultural economics from Nebraska Extension's Hail Know team cover options for dealing with damaged commodities from a production perspective and discuss the role of crop insurance.

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Hail damaged crops
Hail-damaged corn field in Nebraska. (Photo by Jenny Rees)

Storm Damage Recovery, Options for Crop Producers to be Covered in June 16 Webinar

June 10, 2022
Experts in agronomy and agricultural economics from Nebraska Extension's Hail Know team will cover options for dealing with damaged commodities from a production perspective and discuss the role of crop insurance.

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Corn field
Alabama Extension/Flickr (Public Domain)

2022 Crop Insurance Corn and Soybean Projected Prices and Decision Making

March 8, 2022
This Center for Agricultural Profitability article outlines the recently projected prices for 2022 corn and soybeans crop insurance.

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Though taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance programs are successful in increasing participation, an unintended consequence of such programs has been farm consolidation.

Crop Insurance Premium Subsidies Influence on Family Farms

November 4, 2021
Though taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance programs are successful in increasing participation, an unintended consequence of such programs has been farm consolidation.

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Hail damaged corn
Corn with hail damage from a July 9, 2021 storm, 10 miles west of Hemingford.

Revenue Protection Crop Insurance and Prices Rising from Spring to Fall

July 28, 2021
This UNL Agricultural Economics article reviews how revenue protection crop insurance works when prices rise from the spring to the fall.

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USDA NRCS Montana (Flickr/Public Domain)

Successful Grain Marketing Focuses on Establishing a Financially Successful Farm Price

July 22, 2021
This Center for Agricultural Profitability article highlights the role of expected revenue in relation to production costs in making the grain marketing decision as well as the creation and importance of your farm’s average selling price.

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Igor Haritanovich/Pexels

Impacts of Crop Insurance and Intra-season Hedging on Long-run Net Income Risk

July 15, 2021
Results of a recent study on privately funded tools, such as hedging grain on the futures market, and publicly funded tools, such as government subsidized crop insurance to investigate the role of intra-season hedging strategies and crop insurance.

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