Learn about a new insurance tool being pilot-tested in North Carolina for small farmers who want to diversify their operations can purchase the blanket coverage on their adjusted gross revenue. Farm operations, with gross revenues under $500,000 can benefit from this tool. Producers of fruits and vegetables, direct marketers with less then 50% of sales from crops also qualify AGR-Lite Insurance Program. Farmers or ranchers can control gross revenue fluctuations, variable quality, low yields, or poor prices. Dairy farms with sales from other enterprises and organic producers are also covered under this policy.
Educational team provides training opportunities, technical assistance, support for completing required documentations, tax forms, basic farm record keeping systems, and a sound business plan tools for putting it all together. Find out how women and other minorities enhanced their ability to use this reduction tool to improve business management decisions. Poster will future the latest AGR-Lite Insurance Program and is works for limited resource farmers audiences in our area.
This educational project is funded by USDA/RMA/Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program. North Carolina A&T State University Cooperative Extension Program is implementing collaborating with North Carolina State University, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Community-Based Groups, Insurance Providers and Research Scientists.
|Conference||2006 National Extension Women in Agriculture Conference|