Crop Insurance

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NSAC, NCAT and RAFI to Host National Webinar on New Whole-Farm Revenue Protection Policy

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.

Crop Insurance to be More Cost-effective for Diversified and Specialty Crop Producers

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).

USDA Announces Pilot Program to Offer Whole-Farm Revenue Protection

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.