Iowa Crop Insurance: What is the Coverage Level?

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2015-08-28
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Smith, Darnell
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Hart, Chad
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Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

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In light of changes in the agricultural safety net brought about by this year's Farm Bill , volatile market conditions, and the 1994 crop insurance reforms, questions arise concerning the extent that Iowa's row crop producers are purchasing additional insurance to facilitate risk management. Here we present preliminary coverage numbers for 1996 crop insurance purchases for Iowa and compare these to 1995 figures.

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