Category Archives: Insurance

When Planting Goes Wrong . . .

By Jake Jacobs, UVM Agricultural Risk Management Education Coordinator Crop insurance can help your farm recover from a crop failure. Did you know it can also help you manage risk at planting time? Most crop insurance policies include provisions that … Continue reading

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Why Consider Crop Insurance?

Jake Jacobs, UVM Agricultural Risk Management Education Coordinator The immediate answer to the question – why consider crop insurance –  is simple: agricultural production is risky business. If weather were more predictable, agricultural producers would have no problem planning for … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Mgmt, Goals, Insurance, Resources for Beginning Farmers, risk management

Safety Net Widens for the Whole Farm

Jake Jacobs, UVM Agricultural Risk Management Education Coordinator Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) allows producers, who previously had limited access to a risk management safety net, to now insure all of their farm’s commodities at one time. This coverage protects crop … Continue reading

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