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Farm and ranch risk management resources

Government resources

USDA Risk Management Agency

Download free insurance program and calculation software; locate a crop insurance agent or company in your area

US House Committee on Agriculture

Crop insurance information and news

University resources

University of Illinois

Premium calculator, crop insurance evaluator

Iowa State University

Farm management publications

Kansas State University

Publications and other risk management information, farm management tools

Michigan State University

Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) program for specialty crops

University of Minnesota
National Ag Risk Education Library
Center for Farm Financial Management

University of Missouri

Agricultural economics publications

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Farm management publications

North Dakota State University

Crop marketing and risk management information

Ohio State University/AgRisk

Software designed to help crop growers manage revenue risk using forward, futures, options, and crop insurance contracts

Oklahoma State University

Farm management and insurance publications

Texas A&M University/FARM Assistance

A paid service that answers questions about risk management and allows Texas producers to analyze their operations

Other resources

Allendale Risk Management

National Crop Insurance Services
An international not-for-profit organization representing the interests of more than 60 crop insurance companies.

Illinois Farm Economics

Wide variety of resources related to farm business management and crop insurance issues.

Crop Insurance Companies

The following companies are designated by USDA to provide crop insurance coverage through the Standard Reinsurance Agreement.

  • Ace Property and Casualty Insurance Company (Rain & Hail)
  • Alliance Insurance Company (North Central Crop Insurance Co.)
  • American Agricultural Insurance Company (American Farm Bureau Insurance Services Inc.)
  • American Growers
  • Country Mutual Insurance Company
  • Farm Bureau Insurance Company of Nebraska
  • Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (Iowa)
  • Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Company (Blakely Crop Hail, Inc.)
  • Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
  • Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
  • Great American Insurance Company
  • Greenwich Insurance Company (Heartland Crop Insurance)
  • The Hartford
  • NAU Country Insurance Companies
  • Producers
  • Lloyds Insurance Company
  • Puerto Rico Agricultural Insurance Corporation
  • Rural Community Insurance Services
  • Western National Mutual Insurance Co. (Armtech Insurance Services Inc.)
  • ZC Insurance Company
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