Crop Insurance

Corn field
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.

Read more

Field of forage crop
USDA NRCS Montana (Flickr/Public Domain)

Managing Risk with Annual Forages

June 24, 2021
Annual forages are a useful tool to help manage erosion risk and build more resilient soil profiles. When planting annual forages to manage risk, producers may want to consider purchasing a crop insurance policy under the Annual Forage Insurance Plan (AFIP). 

Read more

Tractor in field

2021 Crop Insurance Projected Prices and Guaranteed Prices

March 18, 2021
What are the chances of crop insurance prices declining to unfavorable levels between now and this fall? Cory Walters takes a closer look.

Read more

Corn field

Crop Insurance 2021: The Role of the New Enhanced Coverage Option

March 18, 2021
Thinking of enrolling in the new crop insurance option for 2021? Here's what you need to know about the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) before you make a decision.

Read more

Water in irrigation tunnel
Water flows through Goshen Irrigation District Tunnel No. 2 on June 15, 2020. (Gary Stone Photo)

2021 Crop Insurance Coverage for Those Affected by the Irrigation Canal Tunnel Collapse

February 16, 2021
A summary of insurable production losses due to collapse of the Goshen/Gering-Ft Laramie irrigation canal in 2019.

Read more

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.

Read more

watermark sensors installed in a corn field

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.

Read more

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.

Read more