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Big Horn Basin Farms

A Wyoming Farm Risk Simulation Scenario

Big Horn Basin Farms is an irrigated farming operation in the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming. The farm typically grows 800 acres of crops including 265 acres of malting barley, 250 acres of sugar beets, 105 acres of alfalfa hay, and 180 acres of corn. Each year they make risk management decisions that include what crop insurance coverage to purchase, how much fertilizer to apply, and when to plant and market their crops.

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