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West Coast Smoke Exposure Task Force: Crop Insurance Webinar

August 2, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Is Crop Insurance Ready to Work for You When Wildfire Hits?

Senior Risk Management Agency directors who lead the agency’s regional offices based in Davis, California and Spokane, Washington will review key lessons learned from past wildfire events and how the crop insurance program is prepared to respond to wildfire events this year for growers in California, Oregon and Washington. Our two presenters will also review potential changes to the program in response to wildfire and smoke related losses of recent years.


Jeff Yasui, Director, Davis Regional Office, USDA Risk Management Agency
Benjamin Thiel, Director, Director Spokane Regional – Office, USDA Risk Management Agency

Getting Paid for Your Loss

Crop insurance professionals will share their insights and experiences on lessons learned from 2020 and discuss the key issues you need to consider when you experience crop damage or losses due to wildfires and smoke.


Kristine Fox, Pan American Insurance Services
Erika Ledbetter, NAU Country (invited)
George Harris, Northwest Farm Credit Services


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Hosted By: West Coast Smoke Exposure Task Force


August 2, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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