New crop insurance price election for sorghum improves risk management options for farmers

Smith, Ron
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/17/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 24, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses the risk management option for farmers, particularly of sorghum, by the Risk Management Agency (RMA) in the U.S. as of 2009. It notes that the crop insurance price election by the RMA allows farmers to choose the best crop and the best insurance product for an operation which then improves risk management option for the said crop. Moreover, the new crop insurance price election will take effect for the 2010 crop year.


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