Posts in tag

hemp insurance


Riley Esser of Perham, Minn., cut his CBD hemp crop with a chainsaw and then hung the branches in a shed. He is selling much of the 2019 crop to Prairie Products LLC, in Fargo, on a “split contract,” meaning, he gets a share of the crude oil the company markets. Photo taken in October 2019, near Perham, Minn. Photo courtesy Riley Esser

U.S. hemp acres are less than one-tenth of national sugar beet acres, also a specialty crop. Total U.S. total production is equal to only 10 average-sized North Dakota farms (1,500 acres average each). But Ripplinger says it could get bigger, and government actions may play a role. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Feb. …

Hemp Insurance Pilot Program from RMA - AG INFORMATION NETWORK OF THE WEST - AGInfo Ag Information Network Of The West

Hemp Insurance Pilot Program from RMA USDA is offering Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) beginning with the 2020 crop for hemp grown for fiber, flower, or seeds. USDA’s Risk Management Agency Administrator Martin Barbre explains what will be covered and what won’t. “It’s going to have a national price level” said Barbre. “We’re going to have …