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Mr. Chairman, thank you for the opportunity to report to this subcommittee on the effectiveness of the Federal crop insurance program in providing risk protection for our Nation’s farmers and ranchers, and our progress toward implementing the changes in the program as a result of the Agricultural Risk ...
followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events 1 or to maximize the realization of opportunities. Risks can come from uncertainty in financial markets, project failures, legal liabilities, credit risk, accidents, ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
12-23-09 Risk Management Agency Administrator Bill Murphy ...
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 GRASSLEY:  On Friday, the crop insurance industry comments are due on the Risk Management Agency on the first round of the standard reinsurance agreement.  I'm concerned that the large proposed cuts to the delivery of crop insurance is going to detrimentally impact farmers.    ... market research, surveys and trends
UNH Cooperative Extension News: Small Farm Risk-Management ...
New Hampshire farmers, large and small, want to know what financial risks they may face, what strategies they can use to reduce those risks, and how to be as productive as possible. Farmers also know it's a matter of balancing farm and family life. Continuing the risk-management workshop series we started last ...

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY

2000 News Archive
(PDF) (Dec 20, 2000) - RMA Administrator Ken Ackerman submitted his letter of resignation, effective January 20, 2001. Ackerman is the second longest serving Administrator in FCIC/RMA history. Role Reversal (PDF) (Dec 19, 2000) - Rain and Hail paid RMA $10 million to settle a six-year old investigation into ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Specialty Crops Survey –Summary By Gerald B. White, Wen-fei Uva ...
USDA Risk Management Agency, New York Agricultural Statistics Service, and the ... definition returned about $1 billion to New York farmers in 2001 and accounted ... at $176 million in 2001. About 61 percent (or $107 million) was from ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Administrator Eldon Gould/House Agriculture Subcommittee
Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, I am Eldon Gould, Administrator of USDA�s Risk Management Agency (RMA). I am also a life-long farmer in northern Illinois who values access to a crop insurance program that is administered to ensure program integrity and the best use of the taxpayer dollars. I am ...
RELATED NEWS
Time running out: Floodwater makes insuring wet land difficult
 As corn and soybean crops mature in fields, some local farmers are already contemplating how many acres they'll be able to plant next year.  It's likely that not as much land will be eligible for coverage by federal crop insurance next year because it will remain covered with water. And without insurance, which provides a payment in the event of poor weather, it's not wise to plant land that has, in recent years, been too wet, farmers say.  Barney Bruns, who farms between Frederick and Hecla, has one field that, for a third year, couldn't be planted because of floodwaters. Chances are, he and his brother ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Relief change shocks some
Even if Gov. Chris Gregoire gets disaster relief for 29 Washington counties, many farmers will not be eligible for help. That's because they never signed up for crop insurance. Under the 2008 Farm Bill, farmers are required to purchase crop insurance or noninsured disaster assistance programs, or NAP, before a disaster occurs, said Judy Olson, Washington Farm Service Agency's state executive director. "Disaster assistance isn't what it used to be," she said. "In order to be eligible, producers need to plan ahead and purchase either regular crop insurance or NAP coverage for any economically ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

2010 About RMA Fact Sheet Final.pub
The role of USDA's Risk Management Agency. (RMA) is to help producers manage ... A Risk Management Agency Fact Sheet. About the Risk. Management Agency ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Audit Report
Risk Management Agency 2005 Emergency Hurricane Relief Efforts (Audit Report ..... Risk Management Agency (RMA) to administer the Federal Crop Insurance ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
About the Risk Management Agency
Risk Management Agency. About the Risk Management Agency / PA-1667-02. This is a partial listing of crops eligible for coverage. For a more complete listing ...
Crop Policies and Pilots
Buying a crop insurance policy is one risk management option. Producers should always carefully consider how a policy will work in conjunction with their other risk management strategies to insure the best possible outcome each crop year. Crop insurance agents and other agri-business specialists can assist ...
Agency Costs, Risk Management, and Capital Structure
Agency Costs, Risk Management, and Capital. Structure. Hayne E. Leland*. The choice of investment financing, and its link with optimal risk exposure, is ...
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