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  • Prevented Planting & Replanting Insurance Guidelines

    Pam Smith on Crop & Livestock Insurance in Vermont
    The combination of a wet spring and widespread damage last August from Tropical Storm Irene caused many producers to reexamine their farm risk management plans for this year. As we look back on how crop insurance benefited those growers who opted for insurance protection, it is important to note that 41% of the insured farms [...]
    Posted May 24, 2012.
  • Whole Farm Revenue Protection with AGR-Lite

    Whole Farm Revenue Protection with AGR-Lite
    Pam Smith on Crop & Livestock Insurance in Vermont
    The combination of a wet spring and widespread damage last August from Tropical Storm Irene caused many producers to reexamine their farm risk management plans for this year. As we look back on how crop insurance benefited those growers who opted for insurance protection, it is important to note that 41% of the insured farms [...]
    Posted May 24, 2012.
  • May 17 Dairy Conference Call

    Pam Smith on Crop & Livestock Insurance in Vermont
    Dairy Conference Call 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012 • Short and long term milk price projections • Projected feed and other input costs for 2012 • Farm Bill and dairy policy updates • Upcoming key crop insurance dates Join Agri-Mark’s, Bob Wellington, and UVM’s Ag Economist, Bob Parsons, for an interactive conference call to [...]
    Posted May 24, 2012.
  • POSSIBLE WIDESPRED FROST DAMAGE TO ORCHARDS

    POSSIBLE WIDESPRED FROST DAMAGE TO ORCHARDS
    Pam Smith on Crop & Livestock Insurance in Vermont
    Temperatures dropped to the high teens throughout Vermont last night, according to the National Weather Service Office. Terry Bradshaw, from the UVM Horticultural Center, reports a low of 24 degrees in Burlington. As a result, it is likely that some orchards suffered frost damage. For growers with crop insurance, now is the time to inspect your [...]
    Posted May 24, 2012.