Farm Program and Advanced Crop Insurance Update/Workshop/Coffee 2020

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Seward Memorial Library

Lower Level Conference Center

233 South 5th Street

Seward, NE 68434

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“Farm Program and Advanced Crop Insurance Update/Workshop/Coffee 2020 is designed to provide the lastest update on USDA/FSA Programs and Crop Insurance Options for the upcoming growing Season.

2020 Agenda not yet finalized

Last years agenda listed below

v 9:30 AM Registration

v 10:00 AM 2019 MPCI Spring Price Bushel Announcement

  • Corn, Soybeans, Grain Sorghum

v 10:05 AM Supplemental Hail with Wind Products

  • Nebraska Hail and Wind Rates Regulation
    • Illegal Rebates, Schemes, Devices, Conflict of Interest.
  • What is the National Crop Insurance Service (NCIS)
  • Who has filed the Maximum Rate Deviation
  • Hail with Wind Production Plan Vs Companion Hail with Wind
  • Green Snap verse Wind
  • Wind Coverage start and ending dates
  • Matching Hail and Wind Coverage vs Other Companies

v Hybrid Seed Corn MPCI Coverage Levels

  • Male, Female & Gross Acres
  • Dollar Plan convert to Price per Bushel
  • Adjusting Procedures
  • Supplemental Hail & Wind Products
    • Special Seed Corn Endorsements
      • Sorting Table Coverage
      • Seed Company Abandonment Coverage
        • Loss Examples vs Other Plans.

v 10:50 Break

v 11:00 2019 Farm Bill Update Jeff Peterson Seward County FSA Director

v 11:20 Multi-Peril Crop Insurance

  • Enterprise Units (Pit Falls)
  • Yield Exclusions

v 11:30 Multi-Peril Private Products

  • Early Bird with Additional Replant Coverage
  • Added Price Option, Revenue Price Option, Revenue Protection

v 11:50 Question and Answers?

Our Portfolio of Product's

Multi-peril crop insurance policy is required.

• Added Price Option – additional price per bushel or dollar protection for almonds, corn, grain
sorghum, soybeans, sugar beets and wheat in selected states

• Late Plant Option – margin of protection to help make planting decisions

• Replant Option – extra expense reimbursement (no deductible); available on standard and
high-risk classified ground insured by federal crop insurance

• Added Revenue Price Option (ARPO) – revenue product for corn, soybeans, wheat

• Revenue Protection Policy (RPP) – revenue product for corn, soybeans; Optional Units now

• RPowerD™ – flexible revenue product for corn, soybeans, spring wheat

Crop-hail policies

• Post-harvest transit included

• Harvested stored grain included

• Fire coverage included (can be a stand-alone policy)

Endorsements to hail policies Federal crop insurance policy is required.

• Production plan – hail losses adjusted with harvested production

• Wind – wheat and cotton

• Wind endorsements – corn

• Green Snap

• Green Snap with Extra Harvest Expense

Simplify reporting and increase efficiency with the Precision Farming service
this coming spring sales season presents agents with an opportune time to discuss the RCIS
Precision Farming service with producers. It provides an added way to save time and gain
efficiencies during the busy planting and harvest seasons with easy uploading of data through the
RCIS Precision Farming portal.

This service simplifies data reporting, increases efficiency and improves accuracy through reduced
data entry and paperwork.

Data is uploaded securely to the RCIS portal.


• Simplify data reporting

• Increase efficiency and accuracy through reduced data entry and paperwork

• Upload data securely to RCIS portal — or the crop insurance agent can handle the data transfer

• Streamline acreage reporting by integrating mapping and precision Ag data into the process to
assist with common land unit (CLU) requirements


• John Deere

• Ag Leader

• Trimble

• Green Snap with Lodging Loss of Production

• Corn Wind

Seminar and refreshments sponsored by Suhr & Lichty Insurance Agency.

Unable to make the seminars or would prefer private consultation call Suhr & Lichty (402) 643-2911 to schedule one.

  • Jeff Peterson

    Jeff Peterson

    USDA-Farm Service Agency Seward County Executive Director
  • Marvin Rhodes

    Marvin Rhodes

    RCIS Field Services
  • Mark Suhr

    Mark Suhr

    Suhr & Lichty Insurance President

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Seward Memorial Library

Lower Level Conference Center

233 South 5th Street

Seward, NE 68434

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