FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Backup for 2014 Revenue
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:53 AM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Just in case you think the bears will maul commodity markets before 2014 crop insurance guarantees are set next winter, several crop insurers are offering growers a chance to lock in crop insurance prices early -- even this month.

The anxiety relief has a price, but in many situations it can be less taxing than placing a similar put spread in the futures market.

Hudson Insurance Group's Price-Flex rider allows you to buy additional intervals outside the traditional Risk Management Agency price discovery months for revenue crop insurance policies. That means that a Midwest corn grower ...

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