NEWS
Price Busters
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Mar 13, 2013 07:10 AM CDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (DTN) -- When grain farmer Anthony Bush of Mount Gilead, Ohio, buys his 85% crop insurance policy this week, it's revenue he's trying to protect. He hasn't triggered a below-normal yield loss big enough to qualify for a claim in 10 years, but he does worry a bumper national corn crop could create "a perfect storm for $4 corn."

Just in case weather proves him wrong, his Revenue Protection policy (RP) has him covered. Its harvest price adjustment is like the mulligans amateur duffers use for do-overs in golf: It can protect incomes whether corn prices plunge to ...

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