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Crop Insurance

To shed some light on grain marketing practices, FCSAmerica commissioned a survey of more than 600 Corn Belt producers. The full report reveals insights into the tools and strategies of farmers who are satisfied with their grain marketing practices.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

Jan 27, 2021 | Crop Insurance

Drones Speed Crop Insurance Audits

When you select a crop insurance agency, you are choosing an entire team of companies to support your operation.

Nov 25, 2020 | Crop Insurance

Winter Wheat Off to a Rocky Start

Winter wheat faces tough growing conditions. Producers might be hesitant to market their crop, even during good rallies. That’s where Revenue Protection comes in.

Jan 21, 2020 | Crop Insurance

Indemnity Payments for 2019 - A Measure of Crop Insurance's Value

"This gives you an idea how important crop insurance can be in helping producers meet their obilgations." Tony Jesina - FCSAmerica SVP for insurance

Nov 6, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Propane Disruption Hampers Already Challenging Harvest

The disruptions in propane supplies are compounding an already challenging growing season marked by late plantings and a delayed harvest.

Jul 23, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Crop Progress and Condition Remain a Challenge

Grain Sorghum, on the other hand, is enjoying better ratings than recent past years.

Jul 16, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Painfully Slow Crop Progress

With planting finally ended, producers now face a waiting game, with crop progress well behind normal and weather not entirely cooperating.

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Crop Insurance

Supplemental Coverage Option

Crop insurance option provides additional coverage for a portion of an underlying crop insurance policy deductible

Crop Insurance

Farm Program Decision: ARC vs. PLC

Price Loss Coverage (PLC) vs. Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC)-County vs. ARC-Individual – is an annual decision now.

Crop Insurance

Enhanced Coverage Option for Crop Insurance

Enhanced Coverage Option is area-based coverage that can be added on top of individual crop insurance coverage.

Crop Insurance

Precision Farming Data for Crop Insurance

Report your crop insurance acreage from your planter seat using your precision data.

Crop Insurance

Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program-Plus

Producers who experienced natural disasters in 2018 or 2019 may qualify for disaster aid under the WHIP+ program.

Crop Insurance

Multi-county Enterprise Unit Endorsement

Contact your local FCSAmerica insurance agent to learn if the new MCEU would be advantageous to your operation.

Live and Previously Recorded Webinars

Our educational webinars equip producers with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions for their operations.

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Making The Most Of The Year Ahead.

Insights – Tools – Strategies

GrowingOn® is an educational meeting featuring forecasts, information and insights to help producers plan and reduce risk for the upcoming crop year.

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