NC State Agricultural Policy and Crop Insurance Educational Materials


·         Hurricane Matthew Disaster Resources (October 2016)


·         Tight Margins and Farm Program Payments in North Carolina. Agricultural Policy and Risk Management Brief (April 26, 2016)

-          Supplementary Tables for Estimated 2015 and 2016 Commodity Program Payments (ARC-CO and PLC): Corn, Soybeans, Wheat


·         More Cuts to Crop Insurance? The Proposed AFFIRM Act. Agricultural Policy and Risk Management Brief (December 8, 2015)


·         Crop Insurance Cuts in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. Agricultural Policy and Risk Management Brief (November 2, 2015)


·         Sequestration and Your ARC/PLC Commodity Program Payments. Agricultural Policy and Risk Management Brief (October 28, 2015)


·         NCSU 2014 Farm Bill Webpage (includes all Farm Bill related presentations, papers, recordings, and decision-aid training materials)


·         NC State Economist Farm Bill Background Paper (May/June 2014)


·         Climate Change, Crop Yields, and Farmer Perceptions (American Soybean Assoc. Presentation and Community Development Lunch n’ Learn Series)


·         Peach Federal Crop Insurance: Updates and Issues (Jan 2013)


·         Apple Federal Crop Insurance: Updates and Issues (Jan/Feb 2013)


·         Crop Insurance, Disaster Assistance Programs and Risk Management Information Portals for various Horticultural Crops:

-          Strawberries

-          Blackberry & Raspberry

-          Peach

-          Blueberries


·         AGR-Lite Materials for “Hacerse Agricultor” (“Become a Farmer” Spanish Language Training for Beginning Latino Farmers, Orange County, NC)

-          AGR-Lite Presentation (English Version)

-          AGR-Lite Presentation (Spanish Version)

-          AGR-Lite Handout (English Version)

-          AGR-Lite Handout (Spanish Version)


·         Managing Risk with Crop Insurance (Onslow County meeting Sept 2010)


·         Managing Liability and Risk, Module 8 of NC Fresh Producer Safety Training

-          Powerpoint Presentation

-          Module 8 Manual


·         Crop Insurance Strategies under the New Farm Bill (Multi-County Presentation, Feb 2010)


·         Crop Insurance Options, Updates, and Strategies for 2010 (Guilford County Presentation)


·         CCA Training Presentation on SURE and Crop Insurance Choices

-          Crop Insurance the SURE Disaster Assistance Program and Farm Risk Management


·         Publications related to Addressing Food Safety Risk of Fresh Produce Growers

-          GAPs: Is it Worth It?

-          Insurance Coverage Options


·         SURE Program Presentation (from Farm Bill Workshops)

-          SURE Program Powerpoint

-          SURE Program Document


·         Summary of the Crop Insurance Title (Title XII) of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill)

-          Title XII Summary


·         Presentation at the Lee County Extension  Meeting, Sanford, NC (Feb. 19, 2008)

-          Crop Insurance: Managing Risk in Agriculture


·         Presentation at the Workshop in Vernon James Center, Plymouth, NC on the Current Agricultural Economy for Row Crops: Outlook and Marketing, Risk Management, and Farm Policy (Jan. 25, 2008)

-          Crop Insurance Options and Strategies for Row Crops in 2008


·         Materials from the Area Grain Crop Conference, Windsor, NC (Jan. 22, 2008)

-          Crop Insurance Options and Strategies for Row Crops in 2008


·         Using Peach Crop Insurance to Reduce Your Risk (Peach Growers Meeting, Jan 2008)


·         Materials from the SE Apple Growers Association Meeting (Jan. 8, 2008)

-          Crop Insurance Alternatives for Apple Growers

-          Apple APH Policy Factsheet


·         Materials from Tobacco Day 2007 (Dec. 6, 2007)

-          Crop Insurance for Tobacco: Issues & Updates

-          Burley Tobacco Factsheet

-          Flue Cured Tobacco Factsheet

-          AGR-Lite Fact Sheet

-          May 2007 Federal Register: Proposed Amendments to Tobacco Crop Insurance Policy


·         Materials from the Grape Growers Meeting (Nov. 7, 2007)

-          Crop Insurance Options for Grape Growers in NC

-          Crop Insurance Handout 1

-          Crop Insurance Handout 2

-          Written Agreement Memo and Grape factsheet

-          AGR-Lite Fact Sheet


·         Comprehensive Risk Management Strategies (Training Manual for County Agents and Specialists). Includes section on crop insurance


·         Crop Insurance Fact Sheet (Sept 2007)


·         2006 North Carolina Crop Insurance Information