• 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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  • Groundwork podcast

    New Podcast Brings Farm Policy to Public, Congress

    A monthly podcast from Farm Policy Facts will focus on a range of policy issues that are important to American farmers. Check out the latest podcast called Groundwork at farmpolicyfacts.org. May 02, 2019
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  • 4-11-2019 - USDA CENSUS

    The 2017 Census of Agriculture - Now available

    The 2017 Census of Agriculture was officially released by the USDA today. April 11, 2019
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  • FieldInsightsPlantingCond

    Field Insights™ is here for you this planting season!

    With a new planting season coming up, one of the toughest factors to account for is weather and the impacts it takes on your farmers' fields. Unfortunately, we can’t control what Mother Nature throws our way, but with Field Insights, we can assist your policyholders on making educated decisions for each individual field, giving them the most efficient and successful farming operation possible. April 09, 2019
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  • Crop Insurance wins wide support on capitol hill and in countryside

    Crop Insurance Wins Wide Support on Capitol Hill and In Countryside

    Federal crop insurance and the critical role it serves as part of the farm safety net unexpectedly took center stage at a recent Senate Finance hearing with the United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer. April 04, 2019
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  • Farmers Helped Protect Crop Insurance

    Farmers Helped Protect Crop Insurance During 2018 Farm Bill Debate

    When farm policy critics predictably suggested that Congress use the 2018 Farm Bill to undermine the critical safety net that crop insurance provides, those who depend on crop insurance were quick to tell Capitol Hill to “do no harm” to this important program. The House Agriculture Committee also heard first-hand from rural Americans, and their message was clear, “The crop insurance system today is working.” March 26, 2019
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