The second half of James Robinson’s interview with Frank Aragona has been published through Frank’s show, The Agroinnovations Podcast. During the interview, James explains the importance of crop insurance as […]
The National Center for Appropriate Technology, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and RAFI are holding a webinar on January 21, 2015, at 3:00 pm EST to discuss the Risk Management Agency’s new Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy.
Planning on using crop insurance in 2015? Important deadlines are quickly approaching. Find out more below. The 2014 Farm Bill brought big changes to crop insurance, especially insurance meant to serve (1) […]
New Whole-Farm Revenue Policy Available for 2015 Yesterday, USDA announced the availability of a new whole-farm revenue policy, known as Whole-farm Revenue Protection (WFRP). WFRP will replace Adjusted Gross Revenue […]
In the coming weeks, USDA is expected to release the details of a new whole-farm revenue policy, known as Whole-farm Revenue Protection (WFRP), which was required by the 2014 Farm Bill. USDA has also made significant changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP).
Whole-Farm Revenue Protection looks to be a positive step toward addressing the risk management needs of producers who have historically been underserved by crop insurance. But additional reforms are needed, especially around beginning farmer access to whole-farm revenue insurance.