Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

June 2003


Published in Cornhusker Economics, 06/25/2003. Produced by the Cooperative Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


On December 18, 2002 the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) approved an expansion of the Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) pilot program to include fed and feeder cattle. The LRP pilot program was first approved by the FCIC on November 15, 2001 and began offering the insurance to swine producers on July 8, 2002.