• AACI_action

    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA Announces Details on Disaster Aid

    On Monday, September 9, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) released the first details of the disaster aid program aimed to assist producers who were impacted by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including hurricane Dorian. September 09, 2019
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  • John Ligo ~ Grove City, Pennsylvania

    Crop Insurance Helps Pennsylvania Farmer Manage Risk

    National Crop Insurance Services recently visited the Grove City, Pennsylvania, farm of John Ligo to discuss how the farm safety net has helped protect his farm against risk. August 28, 2019
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  • House Crop Insurance Caucus, hosted by co-chairs Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA)

    House Crop Insurance Caucus Shares Importance of Farm Safety Net

    Congressional staff met at Capitol Hill recently for the official launch of the bipartisan House Crop Insurance Caucus, hosted by co-chairs Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA). The House Crop Insurance Caucus will work to share with lawmakers the benefits of crop insurance and demonstrate how this program helps our farmers endure hardship by mitigating their risks. August 22, 2019
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  • CropInsurance101

    National Crop Insurance Services Launches New Website to Educate Public, Policymakers on Importance of Crop Insurance

    National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) recently launched their CropInsurance101.org website in an aim to help the public and policymakers learn more about the history and importance of crop insurance. Check it out today! August 19, 2019
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  • How does crop insurance impact your state

    How Does Crop Insurance Impact Your State?

    Crop insurance is a cornerstone of U.S. farm policy. But what does that really mean for America’s farmers? To put it all into perspective, National Crop Insurance Services has highlighted the state-by-state impacts of crop insurance. July 30, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - July 26, 2019

    Click here to read the July 26, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, the announcement of the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to farmers at the beginning of next month, information on the newly launched Congressional Crop Insurance Caucus, AACI's Q2 report, and details on how to sign up for the AACI Leadership program. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! July 26, 2019
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    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA Leaders announce second round of MFP Payments

    On Thursday July 25, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Update announcing details on the second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments. July 24, 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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