• ‘Get A Second or Third Job’ Is Not Sound Farm Policy

    Our View: ‘Get A Second or Third Job’ Is Not Sound Farm Policy

    Market volatility and rising farming expenses have driven some farmers to take extra jobs to keep their operations afloat. This concerning trend is discussed in the op/ed article from Farm Policy Facts. May 03, 2018
    Industry Political Technology
  • Crop Insurance Protects Farming for Future Generations

    ICYMI: Crop Insurance Protects Farming for Future Generations

    Wheat farmers in the heartland are facing tough times. Prices have bottomed out, Mother Nature has been unrelenting and this year’s wheat harvest was well below average. April 20, 2018
    Industry Political Technology
  • Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

    Midwest Senators introduce the 2018 Agriculture Data Act

    As Congress begins putting together the framework for the 2018 Farm Bill, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), both members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, have jointly introduced bipartisan legislation to improve agriculture data research of conservation practices. March 21, 2018
    Industry Political
  • Crop Insurance: Private-sector delivery

    Crop Insurance: Private-sector delivery

    The third and final installment of an educational video series that examines the upcoming Farm Bill has been released. March 09, 2018
    Featured News Political
  • 12 reasons why crop insurance is essential

    12 reasons why crop insurance is essential

    March 08, 2018
    Industry Political
  • Risk Management Minute

    Risk Management Minute

    The first installment of an educational video series examines the upcoming Farm Bill. February 20, 2018
    Featured News Industry Political
  • Committee Chairman Mike Conaway

    Former RMA Administrator Opines on Crop Insurance Critics

    The House Agriculture Committee is diligently working on a new Farm Bill, which Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) hopes will receive a vote in the House of Representatives before the end of March. February 06, 2018
    Industry NAU Country Political
  • Former RMA Administrator Opines on Crop Insurance Critics

    Former RMA Administrator Opines on Crop Insurance Critics

    Kenneth Ackerman, a former Administrator of the USDA’s Risk Management Agency, recently published an article entitled Top Priority for the 2018 Farm Bill: Protect Federal Crop Insurance. February 02, 2018
    Industry NAU Country Political
  • Farmers get a bill, not a check, with Crop Insurance

    Most Farmers get a bill, not a check, with Crop Insurance

    Crop insurance is not about making money. It’s about managing risk and paying into a safety net that kicks in when the worst happens so farmers can recover and continue to provide safe and affordable food for U.S. customers. January 06, 2018
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