Iowa State University Farm Management Specialist Steve Johnson offers some tips on determining which Crop Insurance options to choose for 2009. He says changes how fall prices are calculated and how enterprise units are determined may mean revenue assurance policies are the best bet this year.
The recent passage of the stimulus package may also have changed the rules for the supplemental revenue (SURE) program and producers may have an extra 90 days to declare coverage. Farmers need to check with their county FSA offices to see if they are eligible for these expanded deadlines.
Listen to an audio interview with Johnson: