WEATHER INSURANCE TO PROTECT SPECIALTY CROPS AGAINST COSTS OF IRRIGATION IN DROUGHT YEARS

The purpose of this research is to develop a rainfall insurance product to insure irrigation costs applied to NAP crops, and to compare the efficacy of this insurance on a dollar basis relative to conventional crop insurance. An economic model is developed that illustrates the relationship between rainfall, crop yields, costs of irrigation and profits.


Issue Date:
2003
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21922
Total Pages:
18
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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