2013 Crop Insurance Workshop

The 2013 Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop, sponsored by the Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy University of Maryland Extension, Maryland Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency took place September 4th at the Loews Hotel in Annapolis with expert speakers scheduled to share their thoughts about the current state of crop insurance, what a new Farm Bill means to crop insurance, and any recent changes crop insurance products.

This page includes a copy of the presenters' presentations for those unable to attend the Workshop.


Dr. Art Barnaby, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics – Kansas State University, presented Crop Insurance as a Farm Management/Marketing Tool.

Mr. Stephen Frerichs, owner AgVantage, LLC, presented Farm Bill from Crop Insurance Perspective.  

Mr. Gene Gantz, USDA-RMA, presented the 2014 Crop Insurance Update.