Greenhouse Crop Insurance Study Begins to Take Shape

Tal Coley February 26 2020

A major win in the 2018 Farm Bill for the industry is beginning to take shape. A feasibility study for federal greenhouse crop insurance, led by economic consulting firm Watts & Associates, is in the initial stages and AmericanHort is contributing to its development.

The study will look at crafting an insurance policy based on the risk of regulated plant pests, contamination, weather-related loss, as well as taking into account best practices to minimize loss. Under the jurisdiction of the Risk Management Agency at USDA, the feasibility study is likely to be finished someti...

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