• Pennsylvania farmers consider crop insurance a must-have tool

    Pennsylvania Farmers Consider Crop Insurance a Must-Have Tool

    National Crop Insurance Services visited Brian Campbell Farms as part of their mission to tell first-hand stories of farmers and ranchers who rely on the safety net provided by the federal crop insurance program. Campbell credits crop insurance for his growing success, saying, “If it wasn’t for whole farm revenue protection today, you know, I may not be at the size (farm) that I am.” July 16, 2019
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    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA Leaders discuss prevented planting and cover crops

    On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Update regarding details around the USDA Leaders discussing prevented planting and cover crops. July 02, 2019
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  • Farm bill expands crop insurance for young, veteran farmers

    Farm Bill Expands Crop Insurance for Young, Veteran Farmers

    Farming can be an especially daunting task for those that are a part of traditionally underserved communities, such as beginning farmers or veterans. Congress recognized the importance of supporting these farmers and took steps to increase their access to crop insurance with the 2018 Farm Bill. July 02, 2019
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  • Mitch Daniels, former Governor of Illinois and current president of Purdue University

    In farm children, I see virtues that one sees too rarely these days

    “There I witnessed virtues that one sees to rarely these days. Hard work, practical manual skill, a communitarian ethic, woven tightly into the fabric of everyday life.” – Mitch Daniels, former Governor of Indiana and current president of Purdue University June 24, 2019
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  • Financial woes on the farm bode ill for the nation

    Financial Woes on the Farm Bode ill for the Nation

    Rural America is resilient. Our farmers will continue to work the land in hopes that the next season will bring renewed abundance. But they are also relying on Washington, D.C., to take decisive action to stand by U.S. farm families as we negotiate a quick end to ongoing trade disputes. June 13, 2019
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  • Crop insurance supports Pennsylvania dairy farmers in lean times

    Crop insurance supports Pennsylvania dairy farmers in lean times

    Farmers across Pennsylvania say crop insurance plays a critical role in keeping family operations going. Pennsylvania is second in the nation in dairy, and has lost 370 farms in the past year according to the USDA. May 30, 2019
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    AACI ISSUE Update - Trade Aid Updates

    On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Update. May 23, 2019
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  • 2017 Census of Agriculture

    2017 Ag Census: Demographic, Acre and Production Trends

    The USDA released 6.4 million new data points about America’s farms and producers. The 2017 Census of Agriculture shows both farm numbers and land in farms have slightly declined since the last Census, which was released in 2012. May 21, 2019
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  • Amazing story of a farmer’s survival

    Against All Odds: Farmer Survives Epic Ordeal

    Sampson Parker’s story of how he survived an accident on his farm in Kershaw County, SC, is not for the faint of heart. His inner strength and faith, and the heroes that helped him on that fateful day, make this a tale that shows that the spirit of the American Farmer cannot be broken. May 16, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - May 3, 2019

    Keep informed on the latest AACI updates in their weekly newsletter. Note: AACI content can only be accessed through the Agent Portal. Click on the link to login, and view the AACI Newsletter PDF. May 03, 2019
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