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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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Risk In Agricultural Decisions

Risk In Agricultural Decisions

The concept of risk, especially in the context of a decision, is difficult to assess for a number of reasons. First, risk is more based on perception than facts. Paul Slovic, a psychologist who has done landmark studies over the ...

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Market analyst offers tips for risk management

Market analyst offers tips for risk management

While farmers in the Midwest were looking at high temperatures and wet conditions this past week, the grain market has been playing a sideways game for quite a while. “We’re pretty much treading water here,” says Karl Setzer, a grain ...

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The Evolution of Risk Management in Aquaculture: The Case of Insurance

The Evolution of Risk Management in Aquaculture: The Case of Insurance

Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Company Ltd (SMMI) has been insuring aquaculture operations since 1986.  To assist the underwriting team and to provide risk management assistance to its Members, the in-house technical service of Aquaculture Risk Management (ARM) was also established ...

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Crop Insurance Guarantees Fall Hard; Cash Key to 2015 Crop Risk Management

Crop Insurance Guarantees Fall Hard; Cash Key to 2015 Crop Risk Management

How much will you get from your crop insurance in the next year? As grain prices have fallen, so too have crop insurance guarantee level expectations. Those expectations are clarifying now as the 2014 corn and soybean harvest nears its ...

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