CAEP research on risk management for specialty crops focuses on the effect of climate conditions, extreme weather events, and the federal crop insurance program on water and land use, crop yields, crop management practices, and farm income of growers of specialty crops.
Relevant CAEP Issue Briefs include:
  1. How Do Extreme Climate Events Affect Specialty Crops and Irrigation Management? (Olen and Wu) (PDF)
  2. What are the Major Climate Risks for Agriculture in the U.S. Pacific Northwest? (Olen et al) (PDF)
  3. What is the Role of Crop Insurance for "Specialty" Crops? (Lee and Sumner) (PDF)