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Updated: Quick Look at Yield Exclusion Option in 2014 Farm Bill

Photo by Edwin Remsberg Recently USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced eligible years for barley and wheat for Yield Exclusion (YE). YE allows producers to exclude specific yields from eligible years from their actual production histories (APH). This exclusion can have an impact on...
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local...

Quick Look at Yield Exclusion Option in 2014 Farm Bill

Photo by Edwin Remsberg, MDA One new option for crop insurance in the 2014 Farm Bill is Yield Exclusion (YE). YE allows for producers to exclude specific yields from eligible years from their actual production histories (APH). This exclusion can have an impact on producers’ APHs and crop insurance...

New Beginning Producer Crop Insurance Benefits From 2014 Farm Bill

Photo by Edwin Remsberg, MDA I have previously highlighted the beginning farmer benefits in the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP); see 2014 Farm Bill Makes Changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program . But the 2014 Farm Bill also contains new beginning producer...

New Crop Insurance Option for Diversified Operations: Whole Farm Revenue Protection

The 2014 Farm Bill authorized USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) to develop a new type of revenue insurance product, Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP). WFRP provides a risk management tool for all commodities on farms with up to $8.5 million in insured revenue. WFRP is not intended for one...

New Crop Insurance Option for Diversified Operations: Whole Farm Revenue Protection

Photo by Edwin Remsberg The 2014 Farm Bill authorized USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) to develop a new type of revenue insurance product, Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP). WFRP provides a risk management tool for all commodities on farms with up to $8.5 million in insured revenue. WFRP is...

Supplemental Coverage Option Now a Part of the Federal Crop Insurance Program

Photo by Edwin Remsberg
Introduction The 2014 Farm Bill created Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a new add-on crop insurance option which provides supplemental coverage on a producer’s underlying crop insurance policy. SCO operates by mimicking a producer’s individual crop insurance coverage and increasing the...

2015 Corn And Soybeans Trend-Adjustments Released For Trend-Adjusted APH Crop Insurance Revenue and Yield Policies

I post about law a lot, but another portion of my job is to work with Howard Leathers on our crop insurance education partnership program with USDA’s Risk Management Agency and the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Back in August, we released an updated version of the Trend Adjusted Yield Crop...

Conservation Compliance Now Apart of the Farm Bill

Please note information in this post could change based an RMA releasing their final rules and procedures and a final rule on conservation compliance. This post will be revised in the future based on that new information. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently reminded producers that...

Western Maryland Farm Bill Workshop

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Garrett County UME Office
On August 21st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., farmers in the Garrett and Allegahny counties area will have an opportunity to get a grasp on the new farm bill programs. The workshop is sponsored by University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland...

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