Crop Insurance Challenges and Prospects for Southern Irrigated Farms: the case of Arkansas
AbstractParticipation rates by southern irrigated crop producers in most important crop insurance programs have been relatively low. This paper empirically examines why this may be the case in Arkansas, and proposes a novel “gross margin” product specifically targeted at meeting the needs of these farmers.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida with number 142969.
Date of creation: 2013
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crop insurance; Arkansas; irrigated crops; Agricultural and Food Policy; Risk and Uncertainty;
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- NEP-AGR-2013-02-16 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2013-02-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-IAS-2013-02-16 (Insurance Economics)
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