Precision agriculture data collected during harvest can be used for three purposes: production reporting, a claim settlement in the event of a loss, and APH reviews.
FMH Precision Solutions help to streamline all these crop insurance processes by increasing data accuracy and decreasing paperwork - saving time for the farmer and agent.
How It Works
- During harvest, be sure to record your calibration so your data can be used for a claim.
- Right after harvest, producers electronically send their precision data from their farm management software (FMS) to FMH systems. It’s quick, seamless, and your agent receives the data immediately to verify with your policy.
- There’s no need for paperwork or manual entry – or even to leave your home office!
- Farmers Mutual Hail accepts data from any color of equipment and a variety of FMS.
- Fast, Seamless Reporting
- Secure Data Transfer
- Accurate Records
Proper calibration is important for the most accurate measurements from your precision agriculture equipment. Documenting your calibration information will allow you to provide the correct data for precision claims.
Proper calibration is important for the most accurate measurements from your precision agriculture equipment. Documenting your calibration information will allow you to provide the correct data for precision claims, and it is an RMA requirement.
Why it’s Important
A producer must calibrate within 3% accuracy to meet the RMA calibration requirement in order to use precision production data for a crop insurance claim. Records of these calibration measurements are required when validating a claim.
When to Use
During harvest before each yield monitor calibration
How It Works
- Producers should calibrate according to manufacturer recommendations
- After each calibration, producers need to record the required information and then calculate accuracy. The information needed depends on the type of harvesting equipment.
- After harvest, maintain your calibration records for validating a loss or APH review
- Use a free FMH calibration report customized for your type of equipment to make this step easy:
Single Point Calibration Checklist
Multi-Point Calibration Checklist
Self-Calibrating Verification Report
Check out our calibration recommendations to ensure you record what you need for crop insurance.
“The insured commented how easy the Precision Claims process all was. He liked that he only needed to sign once instead of ten times.”
-FMH Field Claims Supervisor
Revenue or Yield Loss Claims
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