• 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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  • 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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  • Mobile Production Reporting News

    Production Reporting has gone mobile

    The NAU Country mobile app boosts its ability to provide our "agents on the go" with the functionality of EASYwriter Pro®! Learn more about Mobile Production Reporting! March 06, 2019
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  • Scholarships for the next generation farmers

    NCIS Fosters Next Generation Through Agriculture Scholarships

    National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) proudly helps foster the next generation of America’s agricultural community and promotes diversity through the NCIS 1890 Scholarship Program. February 21, 2019
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  • Jim and Larry

    Crop Insurance Sets Record, Saves Money, Protects America’s Heartland in 2018

    More than 334 million acres of farmland were protected by crop insurance in 2018, a 20 million acre increase over 2017 and an all-time high. And, crop insurance came in $2 billion under original federal budget projections for the year. February 19, 2019
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    10 Things to know about the 2018 Farm Bill

    Producers will gain farm program flexibility and modestly larger support from the federal safety net in the 2018 Farm Bill, which takes effect with 2019 crops. It will be easier to switch between ARC and PLC, marketing loan rates are higher, and there's the possibility of a 15% increase in PLC reference prices. Congress delivered on the top priority of farm groups: maintenance of a strong crop insurance program. Provisions would remove crop insurance barriers to cover crops. January 24, 2019
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  • Senate Passes Farm Bill

    AACI Update: Senate Farm Bill Passes, 86-11

    Keep informed on the latest AACI updates in their weekly newsletter. Note: AACI content can only be accessed through the Agent Portal. Click on the link to login, and view the AACI Newsletter PDF. June 28, 2018
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  • Farmers face unrivaled income volatility

    USDA: Farmers Face Unrivaled Income Volatility

    According to a survey of more than 20,000 American farmers, 58 percent have experienced income fluctuations of at least 50 percent over the course of two consecutive years. Fewer than 10 percent for all U.S. households experienced the same level of variation. June 05, 2018
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  • Support Farmers, Reject Anti-Farmer Amendments

    Our View: If You Support Farmers, Reject Anti-Farmer Amendments

    Farmers are dealing with falling incomes; natural disasters like drought; markets manipulated by foreign cheaters; and extreme-minded critics at home. Farmers need a fighting chance to survive, not fewer tools to mitigate the unique risks they face. May 29, 2018
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