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4 Tips to get the most out of your crop insurance

4 Tips to get the most out of your crop insurance

A lack of rain and high temperatures are impacting crops in several states. This is leaving some farmers to wonder what they should do if they suspect a crop loss on crop insurance covered acres. Here are four tips to remember when ...

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USDA Provides Risk Management Tool For Growers

USDA Provides Risk Management Tool For Growers

Diversified crop growers have a new and improved risk management tool under their belt with USDA’s Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP), a federal insurance policy that covers all of an operation’s crops and livestock under one plan. As part of the ...

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The White House Takes Shots at Crop Insurance

The White House Takes Shots at Crop Insurance

If crop insurance is a target, no one in Washington has figured out how to hit it, nor is anyone likely to stop trying. The 2018 farm bill – only a couple of years away – may be the best ...

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7 considerations for choosing the best crop insurance in 2016

7 considerations for choosing the best crop insurance in 2016

Here are some considerations when making crop insurance choices for 2016. Crop insurance premium reductions for 2016. 2016 Crop insurance premiums for most coverage levels of corn and soybeans in the Midwest should be the same, or slightly lower, than ...

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Shop Smarter for Insurance

Shop Smarter for Insurance

Brian Hunter considers himself lucky. In the more than 30 years he’s been farming, he’s never had to make a claim against his property or liability insurance. He also knows that being properly covered is as necessary as the pickup ...

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8 Useful Crop Insurance Links You’ll Want to Bookmark

8 Useful Crop Insurance Links You’ll Want to Bookmark

Got crop insurance questions? If so, you’re not alone. With corn prices below $4, soybeans hovering around $9 and wheat below $5, many producers are looking closely at costs and wondering what type of coverage they can afford in 2016. ...

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How to Get More Crop Insurance Coverage for Your Money

How to Get More Crop Insurance Coverage for Your Money

With prices below the cost of production, many growers are wondering if this might be a good year to save a few dollars by cutting back on crop insurance coverage. But crop insurance experts say that qualifies as a real ...

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Should You Defer Your Crop Insurance Payments?

Should You Defer Your Crop Insurance Payments?

Following a disastrous wet planting season, resulting in thousands of unplanted acres, crop insurance loss checks should be arriving in the mailbox any day now. Congratulations to those farmers fortunate enough to get their seed in the ground. Hopefully, the ...

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USDA Expands Crop Insurance Options For Producers Of Vegetables, Other Crops

USDA Expands Crop Insurance Options For Producers Of Vegetables, Other Crops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced an additional expansion of crop insurance increasing the safety net for vegetable and other commodity producers in select counties beginning with the 2016 crop year. Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) ...

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New crop insurance scheme to charge 2% premium for pulses

New crop insurance scheme to charge 2% premium for pulses

At present, the average crop insurance premium on pulses that a farmer has to pay ranges between 10 per cent and 12 per cent of the sum insured. To provide a safety net to growers of pulses, which could also ...

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