Tracking the Evolution and Recent Development of Whole Farm Insurance Programs - This article analyzes the development of Whole Farm Revenue Protection—WFRP— and its substitutability and complementarity with other federal risk management programs including buy-up insurance, CAT coverage, and ad hoc disaster assistance. This research is supported by a joint project with UC Davis and Cornell University through a USDA NIFA funded project.
Organized Symposium on Crop Insurance and Risk Management for Specialty Crops - OreCal project partners JunJie Wu, Dan Sumner, and Hyunok Lee led an Organized Symposium at the 2017 AAEA Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. This research is supported by a joint project with UC Davis and Cornell University through a USDA NIFA funded project.
Workshop on Identifying Economic and Policy Frontiers at the Intersection of Resource, Regional and Rural Economics - The Center for Agricultural and Environmental Policy at OSU sponsored a Workshop on Identifying Economic and Policy Frontiers at the Intersection of Resource, Regional and Rural Economics, Portland, Oregon, October 14, 2015, in collaboration with the OSU Rural Studies Program. This workshop was intended as a start toward a national initiative to build capacity to address issues that lie at the intersection of resource, regional, rural economics, and to stimulate a dialog among research and policy communities to identify research needs and work plans for collaboration over the next several years.
What are the Major Climate Risks for Agriculture in the U.S. Pacific Northwest? (PDF) - There are many types of risk for agriculture, including risks of droughts, floods, and declining commodity prices. This issues brief explores climate risks for agriculture in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (PNW) and different approaches for representing them.