Alex Offerdahl – Crop Insurance Division Head

  • Crop Insurance Division Head for Watts and Associates, Inc.;
  • M.S. Agricultural Business from Kansas State University, Manhattan – ranked 1st in class;
  • Recognized “Outstanding Graduate Thesis – KSU, College of Agriculture – 2005”;
  • Six years of experience in coordination of research and development efforts;
  • Research emphasis in conceptual design of new crop insurance plans and development of price estimation models for crop insurance;
  • Author of numerous pricing models for USDA/RMA contracts;
  • Task Manager and pricing lead for the ARH Dry Pea and Lentil, ARH Sugar Beet, ARH Cherry, ARH Navel Orange, and ARH Strawberry development efforts;
  • Research Analyst on the Development of a Pilot Crop Insurance Program for Sugar Beets and Investigator on Sugar Beet Byproduct feasibility study; and
  • Research Analyst and co-author of the RMA Comprehensive Livestock Insurance Product Evaluation – Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) and Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) plans.