Under USDA RMA Partnership Agreement #14-IE-53300-009, AgriLogic Consulting, LLC (AgriLogic) has partnered with Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers Association and the Pacific Gateway Center to deliver crop insurance education to under-served farmers in the state of Hawaii. A series of workshops and on-farm meetings are being conducted on the islands of Hawaii (the Big Island), Maui, Molokai, Oahu, and Kauai during FY 2015. Workshops can be interpreted and educational materials translated as needed by utilizing resources provided by the Hawaiian Language Bank. Workshops will focus on illustrating the value, rather than just awareness, of crop insurance programs available for specific farms.
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) Board of Directors Approves Peanut Revenue Crop Insurance Program
(Kansas City) On Thursday, September 19th, the USDA Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) Board of Directors voted to approve the proposed Peanut Crop Insurance Program that would offer two revenue insurance options for peanuts in addition to the yield coverage, which is currently available. The revised insurance program is planned to be implemented for the 2015 crop year and will allow U.S. peanut producers to insure not only against yield losses but also against reductions in revenue as well.
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