2014 Crop Insurance Workshop

The 2014 Delaware and Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop, sponsored by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, Maryland Department of Agriculture, Delaware Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency took place September 9th at the DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis with expert speakers scheduled who shared their thoughts about the current state of crop insurance, what the 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. Joe Glauber, Chief Economist, United States Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Update;

Mr. Stephen Frerichs, owner AgVantage, LLC, ARC/ PLC and SCO 2015 Risk Management Decisions;

Ms. Linda Slacum, Maryland State Executive Director, USDA-Farm Service Agency, Maryland Crop Insurance Workshop - FSA Program Update; and

Mr. Gene Gantz, USDA-RMA, Using Farm Bill Programs The “Sum of the Parts” = Protection for Your Farm

The workshop was sponsored by: