Risk Management and the Farm Bill: The Role of Crop Insurance

Lee, Hyunok and Daniel A. Sumner

from ARE Update Vol. 16, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2013 Special Issue: What Is a Farm Bill, What Is in the 2013 Version, and What Does It Mean to California Agriculture?

View Full Article PDF: Risk Management and the Farm Bill: The Role of Crop Insurance

Abstract

Risk management subsidies, of which federal crop insurance is a large component, have an expanding role in federal farm programs and are of growing importance for California specialty crops.

Keywords

Crop insurance, insurance for specialty crops, crop risk management, insurance subsidies

Citation

Lee, Hyunok and Daniel A. Sumner. "Risk Management and the Farm Bill: The Role of Crop Insurance." ARE Update 16(6)(2013):13-15. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2013/16/6/risk-management-and-the/