Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman talked to USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) Administrator Marcia Bunger, and the virtual event coming up next Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) encourages
producers and industry leaders to attend an upcoming virtual workshop about the Whole-Farm Revenue
Protection (WFRP) and Micro Farm insurance options, scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. (Est.)
The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) is offering virtual workshops and in-person roadshow
workshops that will highlight updates and improvements to the WFRP and Micro Farm insurance
These insurance options are important to specialty crop, organic, urban and direct market producers.
Policy improvements and virtual workshops are designed to enhance participation in crop insurance.
Click here for additional information and to register for the event.
Examples of improvements include doubling the maximum insurable revenue under WFRP up to $17
million; more than tripling the size of farm operations eligible for Micro Farm to $350,000 in approved
revenue; and reducing paperwork requirements for WFRP.
Both programs serve as safety nets for all commodities on a farm under one policy and are available in
all U.S. counties.
RMA Administrator Marcia Bunger will join other RMA experts in speaking during the virtual workshop.
Participants will be able to submit questions and receive answers in real time.
An in-person workshop will be held in Live Oak, Florida on Jan. 10, 2023.