Jenny Ifft

Agricultural policy, crop insurance, non-traditional finance

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Flinchbaugh Agricultural Policy Chair
Kansas State University

331J Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Manhattan , KS  66506
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Documents & Presentations by Jenny Ifft
Title Date Downloads
Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO): 2024 Considerations and 2023 Update February 9, 2024
Managing Risk with ARC, PLC, and SCO - Webinar Slides and Recording
Farm Bill Update - Robin Reid
Managing Risk with SCO and ECO - Jenny Ifft

February 2, 2024
Kansas Yield Correlation Tool

This tool helps corn, grain sorghum, soybean, and wheat producers analyze the relationship between their yields and county-level yields, which can be useful in deciding whether or not to use high coverage policies such as the Supplement Coverage Option (SCO) and the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO). Producers will need to have yield records to use the tool.

February 2, 2024
2024 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.

January 30, 2024
Factors for ARC and PLC Decisions

Agricultural economist from K-State Robin Reid and agricultural policy specialist Jenny Ifft continue the show by discussing managing risk with ARC and PLC and an upcoming webinar.

January 30, 2024
Ag Labor Shortage Impacts

Jenny Ifft and Parker Vulgamore from K-State and Tori Laird with the Kansas Department of Agriculture continue the show discussing their recent study on how agricultural labor shortages impact the Kansas economy.

November 28, 2023
Help Wanted - How Agricultural Labor Shortages Affect the Kansas Economy November 24, 2023
Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance

 K-State agriculture policy specialist, Jenny Ifft, provides reminders about Pasture, Rangeland and Forage insurance.

November 9, 2023
Crop Insurance

K-State Flinchbaugh agricultural policy chair Jenny Ifft discusses how the crops are faring this year and how that could impact crop insurance. There are crop insurance workshops happening this week for people to learn more information. 

October 17, 2023
Fall 2023 Income Outlook

K-State’s Jenny Ifft and Joe Parcell discuss the income outlook for Kansas agriculture. They say income is similar to last year, but operation’s income is probably not the same.

October 9, 2023