crop insurance

Crop insurance survey used to provide feedback to USDA

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is conducting this survey of attitudes and opinions about crop insurance. The survey is open to anyone who is farming or ranching commercially in the United States. Results will be used... more »

Navigating crop insurance for damaged tart cherries

With the large crop and recent hailstorm, growers will need to make decisions regarding the marketability of the crop. This year is somewhat different from years past as there is now tart cherry crop insurance,... more »

Western Growers, USDA to host strawberry crop insurance meetings

Western Growers is working closely with USDA's Risk Management Agency to enhance and improve the current strawberry crop insurance program. In the latest effort to tailor the program, the two organizations have planned two informational... more »

Report crop loss after cold weather

In light of the cold temperatures experienced recently, a call to your crop insurance agent may be in order. If you believe the recent low temperatures may have damaged your crop you have 72 hours... more »

Public-private partnerships crucial element in crop insurance safety net

Farming is in my blood, and I’m proud of that. I grew up on my family’s sheep ranch in northern Utah and managed our raspberry farm before coming to USDA. For the past three years,... more »

Congress reverses action; restores crop insurance cuts

U.S. senators said a transportation bill Congress passed Dec. 4 restores $3 billion in cuts to crop insurance made in the budget agreement completed in October, and also helps some agricultural fuel haulers. According to... more »

Ag coalition urges Congress not to cut crop insurance

A coalition of 49 groups representing farm interests, equipment manufacturers, banks, insurance companies, credit lenders and other entities is urging Congressional leadership to not cut crop insurance or other farm programs through the omnibus appropriations... more »

FSA reminds producers of approaching NAP deadlines for 2016 crops

The USDA Ohio Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers who are interested in the 2016 Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), of the need to apply for coverage by the following crop deadline dates. October... more »


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