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    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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    Coming Soon: Field Insights' Prospect Map Book

    Exciting additions continue for NAU Country's Field Insights™ platform this fall for our agents! The new Prospect Map Book feature within Field Insights is a sales tool that will allow agents to create a pre-mapped policy for a prospective farmer for quoting purposes. October 03, 2019
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    Field Insights™: Harvest Advisor gives you the edge this harvest season

    Field Insights’ Harvest Advisor (aka "In Field Dry Down") looks at the crop’s optimum harvest moisture, along with the user’s target moisture, to project the ideal time to harvest. October 03, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

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

    Click here to read the September 13, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, 2019 Prevented Plant and the August WASDE report, updates on the MFP 2.0 payments from the USDA, Hemp 2020 announcements from RMA, WFRP Policy changes, details on disaster aid, and a save the date for the AACI annual fall fly in. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! September 16, 2019
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    2020 Pasture, Rangeland, Forage Modifications

    The Risk Management Agency (RMA) released changes to the Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage (PRF) Rainfall Index Plan of Insurance for the 2020 crop year via PM-19-049 on August 30, 2019. At NAU Country Insurance Company, it is important to us, that you are aware of the changes. A summary of the 2020 changes are shown below, in addition to resources on quoting, application packets, historical indices, reporting features, processing, and so much more through our systems. September 09, 2019
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    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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    2020 Whole Farm Revenue Protection updates

    NAU Country has made dedicated efforts in all facets of our team to become the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) experts, providing you with updates, training, and the most knowledgeable staff in the industry. As we look ahead to 2020 there are many important changes coming. September 09, 2019
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    2020 NAU Country Photo Calendar Contest

    Dust off the camera, it’s time to send us your farm photos through Friday, September 6, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. (CDT)! We are gathering photos from the farm in preparation for our 2020 NAU Country Photo Calendar. The theme for our next photo calendar is 2020: Focused on Farming. That means any photos farm-related, we want to see! September 05, 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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