Don't Roll the Dice on Your Interval Selections

We began writing PRF policies in the fall of 2012 for the 2013 calendar year. Our methods of optimization to arrive at an optimized set of intervals and the given percentages assigned to each interval have changed over the years. However, we »

Producers gain new option in crop insurance

Our agency (Sustainable Crop Insurance Services, wholly owned by National Sorghum Producers) writes with Diversified Crop Insurance Services, which is a subsidiary to Consolidated Grain and Barge. Diversified is one of the fastest-growing crop insurance providers, and its annual agent meeting just »

New Insurance Products and Sorghum Update

John Duff talks with Tony St. James about farm policy, new crop insurance products, DOE investments in sorghum and sorghum exports at the Southwest Beef Symposium in Roswell, NM. The full interview can be found here. Advantages for Sorghum in the 2014 »

With insurance, let program do math

In 2007, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency (RMA) rolled out a pilot crop insurance program in the rolling plains surrounding Abilene, Texas. The pasture, rangeland, forage (PRF) program as it has come to be known insures against a »