Season-Average Price Forecasts. Four Excel spreadsheet models that use futures prices to forecast the U.S. season-average price for corn, soybeans, wheat, and upland lint cotton (ginned cotton) and the Price Loss Coverage payment rate for corn, soybeans, and wheat. Users can view the model forecasts or create their own forecast by inserting different values for futures prices, basis values, or marketing weights.
Risk Management Agency Summary of Business. Provides extensive data on participation in the Federal crop insurance program, including acres insured, liabilities, premium subsidies, indemnities, and loss ratios, among other details. An online query tool is available, as well as preformatted annual tables by crop, state, or insurance plan.