Items Tagged with 'risk management'


Trimming Insurance Costs

NO-TILLERS WHO ARE already utilizing cover crops should be interested in a proposed pilot program that might help them trim crop insurance costs in the years ahead. The goal of the proposed National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) program is to reward growers who find ways to reduce the risk for crop losses and protect the environment with increased use of cover crops.
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Be Prepared To Educate Agents, Adjusters On Cover Crop Practices

Recordkeeping and communication can help no-tillers follow the NRCS’ new cover-crop termination rules and keep their fields insured.

Cash crops seeded last fall and this spring will fall under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new cover-crop termination guidelines, devised last year by a task force of the Risk Management Agency (RMA), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and several other ag stakeholders.

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