Congressional Focus on Crop Insurance



These two reports look at crop insurance for specialty crops specifially.  The first is a power point created by Keith Collins, former Cheif Economist for the USDA. After defining what crop insurance is and what the USDA defines as a specialty crop, details on subjects such as crop insurance plans available for these crops, yearly trends, and annual coverage on specific specialty crops are described. This power point is beneficial because it shows the impact has on industries other than commodity crops.

Additionally, there is a recent report by the Congressional Research Service, that also looks at the details surrounding crop insurance for specialty crops. 

pdfCrop Insurance for Specialty Crops1.43 MB

pdfCRS Report517.74 KB