Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance (NAP)
Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) is offered by USDA's Farm Service Agency for crops that are not insurable under the typical crop insurance programs.
Margin Protection Program
Margin Protection provides producers of corn, rice, soybeans, and wheat with the opportunity for coverage against an unexpected decrease in their operating margin.
Whole Farm Revenue Protection
Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) insurance provides a risk management safety net for all commodities on the farm under one policy.
Resources and Tools
University of Illinois farmdoc Resources
University of Illinois offers the farmdoc website with an extensive array of articles and tools to assist in risk management decisions for farms.
USDA Risk Management Agency Resources
USDA's Risk Management Agency administers crop insurance programs, including Whole-Farm Revenue Protection, Margin Protection, and Actual Production History Insurance.
Revenue insurance can help support use of grain marketing tools
Published on February 3, 2023
Third annual MI Ag Ideas to Grow With virtual conference focuses on food and animal production
Published on January 19, 2023
The Micro Farm Program: A USDA crop insurance program that can benefit beekeepers
Published on December 1, 2022
USDA renews insurance option (PACE) to protect nitrogen investment in 2023
Published on October 4, 2022
Insurance options for vegetable growers
Published on May 6, 2021
High grain prices – how many bushels should I market?
Published on February 17, 2021
Farm bill decision 2021 – it’s different than last year
Published on January 15, 2021
2019 Crop Insurance and FSA Reminders – Farmers should act soon
Published on December 5, 2019
Vegetable yield and revenue outlook may trigger disaster assistance or insurance claims this year
Published on August 21, 2019
Navigating a Challenging Farm Economy
Published on July 2, 2019
MSU Extension Presentations
Considerations for Taking Prevented Planting Option vs Delayed Planting
Published on May 30, 2019
The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for May 30, 2019, focused on taking prevented planting option vs delayed planting, presented by Roger Betz, MSU Extension farm business management educator.
Crop Insurance Product Decisions
Published on March 6, 2014
Crop insurance decisions for Michigan producers growing field crops in 2014, as presented by Roger Betz, MSU Extension farm business management educator. (pdf)
Crop Insurance Decisions of Cherry Growers
Published on March 26, 2013
Risk management choices and crop insurance issues for tart cherry and sweet cherry growers, as presented by Roy Black, Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics. (pdf)
USDA ACRE Program Crop Insurance Decisions
Published on March 4, 2013
Producer decisions related to the Average Crop Revenue Election crop insurance program, as presented by Roger Betz, MSU Extension farm business management educator. (pdf)
Market Outlook to Support Crop Insurance Decisions
Published on March 4, 2013
Corn and soybean market outlook and its implications for crop insurance decisions, as presented by Roger Betz, MSU Extension farm business management educator. (pdf)
Crop Insurance Decisions
Published on March 3, 2013
Crop insurance decisions for Michigan producers growing field crops, as presented by Roger Betz, MSU Extension farm business management educator. (pdf)