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
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Livestock Risk Protection Guarantee - Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers: Part 5 March 4, 2022
Time to Finalize Crop Insurance Decisions

K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft talks about finalizing crop insurance decisions for spring-planted crops, with the enrollment deadline coming up in just over a week...she talks about how the just-released RMA price numbers for February will influence the revenue insurance guarantee.

March 4, 2022
Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program

K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft continues her series on price risk management for cow-calf producers, this time talking about the basic details of the USDA's Livestock Risk Protection insurance program.

February 28, 2022
Livestock Risk Protection-Costs Price Risk Management for Cow-Calf Producers - Part 4 February 28, 2022
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:

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