Farm Risk Management Tag

In this video we hear from Derrick Johnson, Risk Management Specialist with the USDA’s Risk Management Agency. Johnson gives a broad overview of crop insurance as a risk management tool, and shares his work supporting new and beginning farmers. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to let us know what you think of the video....

In this video, we hear from Attorney Andrea Barnes, lead attorney for the heirs’ property campaign for the Mississippi Center for Justice in Jackson, Mississippi. The Mississippi Center for Justice is a non-profit public interest law firm. Barnes discusses the basics of heirs’ property, what it means and how to avoid family farm loss. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a...

In this video, Dr. Bill Evans of Up In Farms discusses marketing risk and how to manage for them. Marketing risks include all risks to profit and the farm operation due to activities related to the selling of agricultural products. Dr. Evans focuses on small to medium sized operations. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to let us...

In this video, NCAT Gulf States Regional Director Rockiell Woods summarizes the different types of risk farmers face. He addresses risk and sources of risk in agriculture; risk management principles; risk identification and prioritization; common strategies for risk treatment; and some important risk management priorities. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to let us know what you think...

This virtual workshop includes a video tour of NCAT Agriculture Specialist Guy Ames’ farm, Ames Orchard and Nursery. Guy shares about his risk management strategies on his operation. NCAT Agriculture Specialist Jeff Schahczenski presents on crop insurance and Whole Farm Revenue Protection, focusing on products relevant to orchard and nursery businesses. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to...

Hear from farmers Jeremy and Nina Prater about their family’s operation, Windset Ranch, in Crawford County, Arkansas. They raise grassfed beef, meat goats, and a small assortment of other livestock. Jeremy and Nina share their approach to managing risk on a grass-based livestock operation. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to let us know what you think of...

Hear from farmer Deborah Coleman about her farm, Uncle Jerry’s Farm, in Hinds County, Mississippi. She raises small ruminants and produce, and utilizes a number of different risk management practices to ensure success on her farm. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to let us know what you think of the video....

This virtual workshop includes a video tour of NCAT Agriculture Specialist Nina Prater’s family farm, and she and her husband, Jeremy, discuss their risk management strategies. NCAT Agriculture Specialist Jeff Schahczenski presents on crop insurance options and Whole Farm Revenue Protection, focusing on products relevant to livestock operations. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey to let us...

Virtual Farm Tour: Risk Management at Ames Orchard and Nursery Hear from farmer Guy Ames, owner of Ames Orchard and Nursery in Washington County, Arkansas. Guy raises a highly diverse array of fruit, as well as fruit trees sold in his nursery. Guy shares his risk management strategies for his perennial production system. This video is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG. This video was also made possible in part by funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center (SRMEC). Please complete a brief survey...