In 2023, the Northeast experienced another wet tobacco growing season. Given the high cost of tobacco cultivation (over $1,000 per acre), risk management plans are crucial for producers. Connecticut insured more than 3,000 acres of this valuable crop. The purpose of crop insurance, like any other insurance, is not to bring profits but to make the producer whole again so they can continue to farm the following year.
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Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer,discusses how to plan ahead in this inflationary environment to ensure more of your gross revenues remains in your pocket.
August 23, 2022
Topping news headlines is inflation and its impact on the U.S. economy. As measured by the Consumer Price Index, inflation is currently running in the 8% range and prices are rising at a rate we haven’t seen since the early 1980s. Learn strategies for producers to manage through the current inflationary environment.
July 19, 2022
As you wrap up your spring crop planting season, attention to detail is key when reporting your planted acres. Whether you are reporting to the Farm Service Agency (FSA) or to your Crop Growers crop insurance agent, make sure your report is accurate. Read more for key due dates and best practices.
June 28, 2022