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Grain Marketing Session

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:30am
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact you local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Grain Marketing Session Friday, January 8, 2021 | 8:00 am-10:30 am Registration: https://go.umd.edu/grainmarketing2021 This meeting will be virtual including speakers on various topics in grain marketing. Topics include local and national grain outlook for: tax considerations, crop...

Risk Management Considerations for Hemp Producers

Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online session
Profit margins for my current crops are shrinking. Should I consider hemp? In the last three years, interest in industrial hemp production has exploded across the US. One of the consequences of the hype surrounding industrial hemp production is that people new to agriculture, representing diverse...

Crop insurance

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Crop insurance protects against either the loss of crops due to natural disasters or the loss of revenue due to declines in the prices of agricultural commodities. It is federally supported and is sold and serviced by certain approved private-sector crop insurance...

2019 Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Comfort Inn
The Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop provides an opportunity to hear from experts on current issues related to the federal crop insurance program and federal farm policy. The plans for this year's Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop are being finalized with expert speakers to discuss insights into...

Looking for a lawyer or insurance agent? Here are two lists that can help you find one who understands farms.

Looking for a lawyer or insurance agent? Here are two lists that can help you find one who understands farms. Neith Little Urban Agriculture Extension Agent, University of Maryland First, read enough to know what questions to ask. The UMD Agriculture Law Education Initiative is a great place to...

2018 Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop

Thursday, Sep. 13, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Comfort Inn
The Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop provides an opportunity to hear from experts on current issues related to the federal crop insurance program and federal farm policy. The plans for this year's Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop are being finalized with expert speakers to discuss insights into...

Crop Insurance Workshop

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Comfort Inn
The plans for this year's Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop are being finalized with expert speakers to discuss insights into current issues impacting the federal crop insurance program. This year's workshop will include: Dale Hawks with USDA's National Ag Statistic Service to discuss current crop...

Supplemental Coverage Option Expanding as Part of the Farm Safety Net

Photo by Edwin Remsberg 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 covering a...
This edition of the LES Ag newsletter contains upcoming programming for grain marketing, pesticide recertification, crop insurance and rotational grazing!More info

Crop Insurance For Maryland Field Crops And Livestock

Image by Edwin Remsberg Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool which allows you to insure against losses on your farm due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. It shifts unavoidable production risks to an insurance company for...

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