Author Archives: Jake Jacobs

About Jake Jacobs

Jake Jacobs coordinates outreach education about USDA agricultural risk management and crop insurance programs for Vermont producers.

Does Crop Insurance pay in Vermont?

The severe dust storms that occurred during “The Dust Bowl” in the 1930’s caused catastrophic damage to the American and Canadian plains ecology. In response to the devastating agricultural losses due to those drought conditions, Congress established the first Federal … Continue reading

Posted in Insurance, Resources for Beginning Farmers, Risk management