G.A. "Art" Barnaby, Jr.

Emeritus: Crop Insurance, Policy

Emeritus Professor
Kansas State University

Art Barnaby, Emeritus Professor, is now retired. However, he continues to provided educational programs on crop insurance, government commodity programs, and risk management throughout Kansas and the nation, via his consulting firm.  His work emphasizes the development of alternative public policies for crop disaster protection. For example, he developed the Crop Revenue Coverage (CRC), which has been renamed Revenue Protection (RP). RP is currently providing nearly $85 billion of coverage for America’s farmers. Other research explores the impact of government commodity programs. 

Manhattan , KS
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Documents & Presentations by G.A. "Art" Barnaby, Jr.
Title Date Downloads
The 2018 Farm Bill and Changes to Crop Insurance

Presented at the 2018 Farm Bill meetings, Dodge City and Manhattan, KS. 

February 27, 2018
Crop Insurance Premiums

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby comments on the administration-proposed cuts to the crop insurance program and the ensuing impact on coverage and he talks about why crop insurance premiums on corn and soybeans may be lower this year for farmers in lower-risk counties.

February 14, 2018
Crop Insurance Workshops

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby has more details on the series of Crop Insurance Workshops that K-State will be co-sponsoring soon. 

October 20, 2017
Farm Payment Facts

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby discusses what he says are misperceptions that are being publicized about USDA crop program payments, pointing to data that K-State has compiled on the recent ARC and PLC payments on 2016 production. He also previews the series of Crop Insurance Workshops that K-State is co-sponsoring soon, in partnership with neighboring land-grant universities. 

October 17, 2017
Impact of Subsidy and Income Limits on Farm Size Measured at the State, County, and Farm Level October 9, 2017
Farm Bill Proposed Changes to Crop Insurance - Payment Limits and Other Issues October 6, 2017
Farm Program Payments

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby discusses the just-released information on marketing-year prices for 2016 crop production, which are being used to calculate the ARC and PLC program payments....he outlines what payments producers in the PLC program can expect in the coming days, and he comments on the expected ARC payments, although the county yield numbers have yet to be announced. 

October 3, 2017
Proposed Commodity Program and Crop Insurance Changes October 2, 2017
Government Payment Estimates

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby announces that K-State's final estimates for Agricultural Risk Coverage payments for 2016 wheat, corn, soybeans and grain sorghum have now been posted for producers to review, in advance of those payments being issued by the Farm Service Agency in October.

September 13, 2017
Crop Insurance Changes

K-State risk management specialist Art Barnaby talks about proposed cuts to the federal crop insurance program, and the implications those would likely bring to bear for crop producers….and he reports on the move to address the price convergence issue in the wheat market.

August 10, 2017