Jenny Ifft

Agricultural policy, crop insurance, non-traditional finance

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Kansas State University

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Documents & Presentations by Jenny Ifft
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Side-dress nitrogen applications for corn: Agronomic considerations and a new crop insurance endorsement

In K-State Agronomy e-Update: https://eupdate.agronomy.ksu.edu/index_new_prep.php

February 18, 2022
High Coverage Crop Insurance Policies: 2022 Considerations and 2021 Update February 17, 2022
New Crop Insurance Add-On Coverage

Risk management specialist Jenny Ifft and crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz of K-State talk about new crop insurance add-on coverage of post-planting nitrogen applications to dryland corn, which will be available on a pilot basis in 10 northeast Kansas counties this year...they explain why this insurance option has been developed, saying it may be the first of several "targeted" crop insurance endorsements for specific production practices. 

February 16, 2022
Price Risk Management Strategies - Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 2 February 11, 2022
Cow-Calf Production Risk Management

K-State agricultural economist Jenny Ifft launches a multi-part series on price risk management in cow-calf production, and the assorted tools available to producers to successfully navigate that risk...and K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid follows up with the details on a special workshop on this topic that will be held at 29 locations around Kansas later this month.

February 7, 2022
2022 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.

February 7, 2022
What is Price Risk? Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 1 February 4, 2022
Livestock Risk Protection Insurance

K-State risk management economist Jenny Ifft talks about approaches to price risk management for cow-calf operations when it comes to marketing calves...she shared information with Extension agricultural agents yesterday on how the USDA's Livestock Risk Protection insurance coverage compares to other risk management strategies in assuring that producers achieve the best payout possible for their calves.

January 12, 2022
Pasture Risk Insurance

K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft discusses how the USDA's Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance coverage works, and its performance as a risk management tool for livestock producers in times of drought. The deadline for enrolling in PRF coverage for 2022 is December 1.

November 9, 2021
Ten Things to Know About Pasture Rangeland and Forage Insurance

Beef Tips Newsletter: https://enewsletters.k-state.edu/beeftips/ 

November 1, 2021