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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Pasture, Rainfall and Forage Insurance Sign-Up Deadline

Jenny Ifft provides information on Pasture, Rainfall, and Forage Insurance including how the product works, payments that producers have received in the past year, and the upcoming sign-up deadline.

November 2, 2022
Value of Forage Insurance During Drought

In the K-State Beef Tips newsletter: https://enewsletters.k-state.edu/beeftips/

November 1, 2022
Labor Crisis in Agriculture

K-State agricultural policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, and Kansas Livestock Association chief executive officer, Matt Teagarden, discuss the current labor crisis in agriculture, including policy issues such as the H-2A visa program. They are joined by Ryan and Laura Haffner, owners of High Plains Harvesting, who contribute insight into the hardships that they face as business owners when it comes to finding and securing labor. They also discuss the shortcomings of current policy when it comes to securing agricultural labor in the United States with such a competitive agricultural labor market globally. 

October 13, 2022
Livestock Risk Protection and Gross Margin Insurance October 1, 2022
Drought Assistance Programs for Cattle Producers

K-State Extension agricultural policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, and K-State Extension farm economist, Robin Reid, cover three programs currently offered to cattle producers to assist with the on-going drought – they provide two examples for each program showing how far that assistance actually goes in terms of producer use. 

September 9, 2022
Margin Protection Insurance: Introduction and Considerations for the 2023 Crop Year September 6, 2022
Non-Traditional Lending Update

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September 1, 2022
Do You Need Margin Protection Insurance?

Jenny Ifft, K-State agricultural policy Extension specialist, discusses margin protection insurance in its entirety – how it differs from other crop insurance plans, who should consider this form of insurance, and upcoming September deadlines. 

August 31, 2022
Using Margin Protection Insurance to Manage High Input Costs in 2023 - Webinar Recording

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August 1, 2022
Drought Management for Cattle Producers - Forage Prices and the Role of Insurance August 1, 2022