Margin protection crop deadline nears

Margin protection crop deadline nears

An extension educator is encouraging farmers to consider margin protection insurance next year for some field crops.

Farm Business Management Educator Jon LaPorte with Michigan State University Extension tells Brownfield USDA has expanded coverage of their Margin Protection program to more counties in 2024.

“Tightening margins is still a concern going into 2024, which makes programs like margin protection something to think about as an option to help mitigate some of the risks that may be out there,” he says.


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