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Farm and ranch risk management resources

Agriculture.com Staff 07/07/2010 @ 9:10am

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.

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