Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-172) 31 pp

May 2017

Changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Under the Agricultural Act of 2014: Their Potential Risk Reduction Impacts

ERS examines impacts of the Buy-Up coverage addition to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) on expected payments, producers' risk reduction, and NAP enrollment by type of producer and crops.

Keywords: specialty crops, risk management, NAP, Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, Agricultural Act of 2014, Federal crop insurance (FCI)

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Last updated: Thursday, May 25, 2017

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