The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced two crop insurance programs on February 6, 2020, which are meant to provide assistance for hemp producers’ crops in regard to natural disasters (1). To aid farmers, the first pilot hemp insurance program is called “Multi-Peril Crop Insurance” (MPCI). This program assists in providing coverage for damages leading to loss of crops because of natural events such as disease, fire, and weather. Hemp crops cultivated for fiber, grain, or cannabidiol (CBD) oil are qualified for the program. MPCI insurance will be available in select counties of 21 states for the 2020 crop season. To see whether your county is eligible to apply, please visit the USDA Risk Management Agency’s Actuarial Information Browser (2). Another requirement to receive eligibility regarding the pilot MPCI insurance program is that a hemp producer is required to have a contract to sell their insured crops and also be operating for at least a year. “There is a minimum acreage requirement of 5 acres for CBD and 20 acres for grain and fiber. Hemp will not qualify for replant payments or prevented plant payments under MPCI,” the USDA stated in their press release (1). T...