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Crop Insurance 101: An Introduction

Event date/time: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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An overview of insurance programs relevant to vegetable and small fruit producers in New England. This workshop is intended for those with little to no prior experience with insurance and wondering what the options are and if they are right for your farm. We will hear about Farm Service Agency’s Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and  Risk Management Agency’s Whole-Farm Revenue Protection and Micro-Farm Revenue Protection Programs.


  • Bailey Albert, MA FSA Outreach Coordinator
  • Alex Sereno, Northeast Regional RMA Director

This workshop is part 1 of a 2-part series. Click here for more information on Part 2 - Crop Insurance 301: Demystifying the How & Why Behind Each Program.

These workshops are geared toward commercial vegetable and small fruit producers. Tree fruit programs are unique and will not be covered during these workshops.

Contact's name: 
Sue Scheufele
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This event will be recorded: 

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