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SPOKANE, Wash., September 5, 2013 — USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced approved harvest prices for the 2013 crop year for revenue protection insurance plans within the Common Crop Insurance Policy for wheat, barley, fall canola, and rapeseed in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
|Barley (Alaska)||Spring||TBD approx. 10/1/13|
|Canola||Spring||TBD approx. 10/1/13|
|Rapeseed||Fall||$0.303/lb. (set equal to Projected Price)|
|Rapeseed||Spring||(set equal to Projected Price)|
Harvest prices for spring canola and Alaska barley will be announced in early October. Harvest prices for corn and soybeans will be announced in the next couple of months.
For producers who bought a 2013 crop year Revenue Protection or Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion policy, the harvest price is used to determine the calculated revenue. The harvest price is multiplied by the appraised and/or harvested production to determine the calculated revenue. The calculated revenue is subtracted from the final revenue guarantee to determine possible indemnities (insurance losses).
Producers should contact their insurance agent to learn more program details related to these price announcements.
Happy Spirit of the Season and pre-Solstice-looks like we’ve survived and thrived in 2012!
The Calypso Farm/Susan and Tom’s Sust Ag/Life program is now in its second year, and it’s aimed for folks who are seriously interested in starting their own farm– but there is also room for people who are more inclined to environmental education but are also exploring the farming lifestyle. They’ve incorporated craft skills, tool building, wood working. blacksmithing, etc. – as well as farm business planning, etc
Detailed info is on their website -