Economic Research Report No. (ERR-250) 45 pp

June 2018

Federal Risk Management Tools for Agricultural Producers: An Overview

The report summarizes Federal risk management programs for agriculture since the 2014 Farm Act, including enrollment numbers, support payment triggers, effects on producers' revenue, and Government outlays.

Keywords: Farm Act, risk management, crops, livestock, Agriculture Risk Coverage, Price Loss Coverage, Federal crop insurance, Stacked Income Protection Plan, Supplemental Coverage Option, disaster assistance, Margin Protection Program for Dairy, Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy, Livestock Forage Disaster Program

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