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Participation 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.

Keywords: crop insurance ; Arkansas ; irrigated crops

Subject(s): Agricultural and Food Policy

Risk and Uncertainty

Issue Date: 2013

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/142969 Page range: 1-20

Total Pages: 20

Record appears in: Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) > 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida





Author: Karov, Vuko ; Wailes, Eric J. ; Watkins, K. Bradley

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/142969?ln=en



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