Organic U: Crop Insurance for Organic Operations*
December 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am MSTFree
Jeff Schahzcenski, Agricultural & Natural Resource Economist, NCAT
Crop insurance for organic crops can work a bit differently than non-organic farmers and ranchers are used to. Jeff Schahczenski, Agricultural and Natural Resource Economist, National Center for Appropriate Technology, provides a review of major crop insurance options for larger and smaller-scale organic and transitioning to organic farmers and ranchers. Also discussed is the Whole-farm Revenue Protection update including recent changes for hemp growers and direct market farmers. Expect real-life examples that illustrate the complexities of organic crop insurance.
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