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“Crop Insurance – Coming up!”

Crop Insurance for Diversified Farms – Whole Farm Revenue Protection

Deadline for signups in Wisconsin and much of the Midwest is March 15, 2018. Southern states have earlier deadlines. For more information go to https://www.rma.usda.gov/policies/wfrp.html

Crop Insurance for Organic Farming Systems Webinar, Friday, January 26th, 2:00 PM Central
Now is the perfect time to think about crop insurance plans for the 2018 growing season. Join the Iowa Organic Association and crop insurance specialist Monica Nedved in January for this webinar that can help you make the right insurance decisions for your farm. Topics will include available crop insurance programs for organic production, Whole Farm Revenue Protection for Diversified Farms, and using crop insurance to reduce risk on your farm. The webinar will be hosted live on Friday, January 26th at 2:00 PM. For more information and to register, please visit bit.ly/IOAwebinar.

MFAI has actively supported USDA’s risk management program for diversified farmers, the Whole Farm Revenue Protection program. Here’s a nice profile of farmers in Maine who signed up and how they felt about the experience  https://www.morningagclips.com/whole-farm-revenue-protection-crop-insurance/