Jenny Ifft

Agricultural policy, crop insurance, non-traditional finance

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

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1603 Old Claflin Place
Manhattan , KS  66506
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Documents & Presentations by Jenny Ifft
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Relief to Kansas Agricultural Producers from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) July 20, 2021
Forage Insurance Options

K-State beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney and K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft discuss the various options for livestock producers to insure their forage resources through the USDA's Risk Management Agency...and what producers need to do to take advantage of those in the case of adverse weather conditions.

Related podcast from Dr. J's Beef: https://drjsbeef.libsyn.com/forage-risk-management-programs or https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/drjsbeef/Episode_4_prf.mp3.

June 16, 2021
Farm and Ranch Energy Development

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft shares findings from her new study of energy development on farms and ranches, including wind turbines and other renewable energy sources...and if the presence of those sources influences farm financial management and economic decisions...she arrived at some unexpected results.

June 2, 2021
2021 Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) Payment Calculator

This calculator will show SCO and ECO payments based on final county yields and harvest price for a farmer's underlying crop insurance contract.

March 15, 2021
2021 Crop Insurance Choices with SCO and ECO

Audio only - HERE

March 3, 2021
New Decision Tools for Producers

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft talks about new tools from K-State that will help crop producers assess the two relatively new coverage options they can consider for the 2021 production year:  the supplemental coverage option and the enhanced coverage option...these tools provide useful information as the deadline for enrolling is coming up soon.

February 24, 2021
Spring Crop Insurance Decisions

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft looks at the factors affecting row crop producers' crop insurance decisions this spring, and how two new options might figure in:  the supplemental coverage and enhanced coverage options. She reviewed these alternatives in a K-State Risk-and-Profit session this week.

January 29, 2021
Risk Management Insurance For Cattle Producers

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft talks about risk management insurance available to cattle producers through the USDA's Risk Management Agency, citing programs that allow producers to cover their herd production, market price and forage availability risks. She says that some of these insurance options have been refined to have greater appeal to producers.

December 1, 2020
Potential Election Implications

K-State agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft offers her insight on the known results of Tuesday's general election to date, and what they mean to the agricultural sector. She says that as the congressional tally appears now, there likely will be very little change in the tone of farm policy building up to the next farm bill, even though there will be changes in House and Senate agricultural leadership.

November 6, 2020
Livestock Insurance and LRP October 21, 2020