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  • Hurricane Insurance Protection

    Hurricane Insurance Protection – Wind Index (HIP-WI) Endorsement is now available

    The Hurricane Insurance Protection – Wind Index (HIP-WI) Endorsement covers a portion of the deductible of the underlying crop insurance policy when the county, or adjacent county, is within the area of sustained hurricane-force winds from a named hurricane that is published by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). March 10, 2020
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    NAU Country President and NCIS Chairman Jim Korin stresses the importance of crop insurance in 2020 at the recent NCIS Convention

    Jim Korin, Chairman of NCIS and President of NAU Country, spoke at the recent NCIS annual convention about the value of crop insurance especially after a difficult 2019. March 10, 2020
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  • Sustainability is a way of life for America’s farmers

    Our View: Sustainability is Way of Life for America’s Farmers

    Now, America’s farmers and ranchers are again breaking new ground with the formation of Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF). FSF is a coalition organization of more than 20 groups representing the vast diversity of American agriculture who all share a commitment to sustainably producing the world’s food, feed, and fiber supply. March 10, 2020
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    Our View: Farm Forecasts Remain Gloomy, Congress Must Reject Ag Budget Cuts

    Agricultural groups have expressed concerns about cuts to crop insurance, agricultural conservation programs, research efforts, and food aid after the USDA released their 2020 Farm Income Forecast, and the Office of Management and Budget proposed substantial cuts to the farm safety net. March 05, 2020
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  • Crop Insurance Protects!

    Crop Insurance Protects Rural America, Solidifies Popularity as Risk-Management Tool

    In 2019, farmers purchased 1.1 million crop insurance policies, collectively paying $3.75 billion in premiums and shouldering more than $10 billion in deductibles. Contact NAU Country Insurance Company today to help manage your risk in 2020. February 25, 2020
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  • Hemp crop insurance coverage

    NAU Country announces the Hemp Actual Production History (APH) Program

    Let NAU Country help protect your coverage against yield loss due to insurable causes of loss for hemp grown for fiber, grain, and/or Cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Contact your NAU Country Marketing Representative or NAU Country Agent today, to find out more! February 24, 2020
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  • New Year, Same Tired Criticisms of Farm Policy

    Our View: New Year, Same Tired Criticisms of Farm Policy

    From Farm Policy Facts “Our View”: “There’s not a farmer that I’ve talked to around the country that would rather have aid instead of trade,” Dr. John Newton, Chief Economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation. February 04, 2020
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  • Investing in our Future

    Investing in the Future of Agriculture

    National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) is proud to invest in the future of agriculture through the NCIS 1890 Scholarship Program. NCIS awards scholarships to students majoring in agriculture-related disciplines at historically-black 1890 Land Grant Universities. Congratulations to these young men and women! January 28, 2020
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  • Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

    USDA invites input on Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Rule

    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). The rule – now available on the Federal Register – takes effect on publication and includes changes to the program prescribed by the 2018 Farm Bill. January 15, 2020
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  • Iowa cover crop

    Iowa cover crop incentive

    Iowa farmers that planted cover crops in the fall of 2019 may be eligible for a $5 per acre premium reduction on their 2020 crop insurance. Some restrictions may apply. The application deadline is January 15, 2020. Please reach out to your NAU Country Marketing Rep for more information today! December 18, 2019
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  • Illinois cover crop incentive

    Illinois cover crop incentive

    Illinois farmers that planted cover crops in the fall of 2019 may be eligible for a $5 per acre premium reduction on their 2020 crop insurance. Some restrictions apply. The application deadline is January 15, 2020. December 16, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - December 13, 2019

    Click here to read the December 13, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, the deadline extension for both the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) and the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), the House Ag hearing on credit conditions, and information on registration for the AACI/NCIS annual meeting. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! December 13, 2019
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  • Crop insurance is a farm business must

    Crop insurance a farm business must

    “Crop insurance is just like all the other insurance you have. We end up spending a lot of money on insurance, but you can sleep at night knowing if something happens, you are going to be protected partially and you will be able to rebound from it and continue on.” – Steve Durfee, Dairy Farmer December 10, 2019
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  • Giving Thanks for Our Farmers

    Giving Thanks for Our Farmers

    This Thursday as you gather around the Thanksgiving table with your family and friends, we hope you pause for a moment to give thanks for America’s farmers and ranchers. Our farmers work long hours all year long to make the Thanksgiving bounty we enjoy possible. And farmers are thankful for the Federal crop insurance program. November 27, 2019
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    USMCA Secures Wins for Wheat, Advances for Agriculture

    Farm Policy Facts.org offers their view on the benefits of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Their main point is that USMCA is a win for wheat, and it’s also a win for agriculture, a win for our economy, and a win for America. It’s time for Congress to pass USMCA now! November 19, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - November 15, 2019

    Click here to read the November 15, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, the second extension on premium interest, criticism on trade aid payments, and crop insurance concerns. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! November 15, 2019
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  • America’s farmers face a tough harvest

    America’s Farmers Face A Tough Harvest

    America recently celebrated National Farmer Day, a day of praise for the farmers who work tirelessly to feed our communities. But commodity prices remain low. Farm bankruptcies are rising. Trade disputes have tightened important export markets. Farmers are even battling adverse weather again – with record early snowfall in the northern plains. November 13, 2019
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  • New Agent Portal

    New Agent Portal Coming Soon!

    Our new Agent Portal, coming in mid-2020, will showcase a modern look and feel, that is simplistic and easy-to-use! The new web-based system offers a robust engine, sleek user interface, and strategic business management tools that will help you daily. November 05, 2019
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  • Crop insurance receives bipartisan praise

    Crop Insurance Receives Bipartisan Praise

    Autumn is here and most of America’s farmers are in the full swing of harvest. As farmers are working long hours in the field, legislators on Capitol Hill are tackling a different kind of challenge: implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill. November 05, 2019
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    Disaster Relief Act of 2019

    With the passage of the Disaster Relief Act of 2019 by Congress, NAU Country led the charge to help facilitate the processing and distribution of disaster payments as a result of prevented planting losses. November 04, 2019
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