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    President's Budget Confirms Crop Insurance Essential to Farm Safety Net

    On March 11, President Joe Biden released a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget that fully funds the Federal crop insurance program. The budget states that the “administration supports improvements to crop insurance, proactively managing risk from natural hazards, including the permanent authorization of the cover crop incentive program.” March 15, 2024
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    USDA Expands Insurance Option for Nursery Growers to All States

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expanding crop insurance tailored for nursery producers to all counties in all states. Nursery Value Select (NVS) is a pilot program that enables nursery producers to select the dollar amount of coverage that best fits their risk management needs. Its expansion is part of USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) efforts to provide insurance options for a broader group of producers, including specialty crop producers. March 08, 2024
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    NAU Country Agent Darrell Tennie Receives Outstanding Outreach Award

    NAU Country Agent Darrell Tennie received the distinguished Crop Insurance Industry Outstanding Outreach Award at the recent 2024 Crop Insurance Industry Annual Convention held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The NAU Country family is proud to work alongside Darrell. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor! March 07, 2024
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    How Weather-Related Losses Forced Farmers and Crop Insurance to Adapt

    NAU Country's Chief Operation Officer Mick Deal recently spoke with Independent Agent magazine about the crop insurance industry's response to weather-related losses that farmers are consistently facing. February 21, 2024
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    NAU Country Supports National FFA Week

    In honor of National FFA Week (February 17-24, 2024), the QBE Foundation and NAU Country are proud to support the National FFA Organization! Our partnership and sponsorship with the National FFA Foundation help to set up the success of our future farmers. February 16, 2024
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    Specialty Crops and the Changing Crop Insurance Landscape

    NAU Country's Chief Operation Officer (COO) Mick Deal recently spoke with Independent Agent magazine on the growth of specialty crop insurance in the crop insurance industry. February 06, 2024
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    Stopgap spending bill approved to avoid a government shutdown

    Update: March 8, 2024 | The Senate passed a $467.5 billion spending package on Friday, March 8, 2024. The bipartisan bill will fund the agriculture, transportation, housing, energy, veterans, and additional programs through September 30, 2024. NAU Country will continue to keep you informed as we learn more about the situation. November 22, 2023
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    Crop Insurance for Specialty and Organic Crops Grow as Options Improve and Expand

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to add crop insurance options for specialty crop and organic producers, including rolling out new and expanded options based on feedback from America’s agricultural producers. To achieve this, the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is hosting in-person and virtual roadshows and making investments in risk management education. These improvements are meant to improve risk management tools for producers and organic markets. October 17, 2023
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    Short-term spending bill approved to avoid a government shutdown

    With just a few hours to spare, Congress approved a 45-day spending bill to keep the government open while budget negotiations continue. October 02, 2023
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    NAU Country Insurance Company is prepared to keep you covered during a government shutdown

    In the case of a government shutdown, NAU Country wants to reassure you of our commitment to our agents and policyholders. September 27, 2023
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