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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Insurance Options for Cow-Calf Producers

Presented to Women in Agriculture statewide virtual meetings. 

February 24, 2022
Add-On Coverage for Spring-Planted Crops

K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft looks at the prospect of adding either the Supplemental Coverage Option or Enhanced Coverage Option, or both, to one's 2022 spring-planted crop insurance policy, and what historical trends suggest about the payoff from these coverage add-ons. She also focuses on hedging in the futures and options markets. 

February 21, 2022
Hedging 101 - Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers - Part 3 February 18, 2022
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
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