Dec 21, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Additional Research

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) are working with university professors and Ag-Analytics to develop a Conservation Endorsement for the Federal Crop Insurance Program. The group of professors developing the product worked with NCGA and ICGA previously to develop the Trend APH Endorsement which is currently offered through the Federal Crop Insurance Program.


As part of the required steps to create new insurance, an automated data survey analysis, and rating study are to be conducted. We are asking for farmers to confidentially share data for the rating analysis. Growers who have John Deere Operations Center can link through a secure online platform at to easily participate in the study. Participation takes less than 1 minute.  Farmers do not need to use conservation practices in order to participate in the study. To sign up, farmers will integrate with John Deere Operations Center at that link.  If you are not using the John Deere Operations Center please disregard this email


Farmer data will remain strictly confidential, and any personally identifiable information will be stripped and hidden in the rating study. Under no circumstances would farmers’ identity or data be made public, and even the analysis of the data is confidential. The data will be processed into an anonymized form to estimate insurance rates.