• NAU Country partners with all sides of the agricultural spectrum

    NAU Country partners with all sides of the agricultural spectrum

    Last week, NAU Country hosted a meeting between the Martin Barbre, administrator (RMA – Manager FCIC) and Duane Voy, director, USDA (RMA, St. Paul Regional Office) to discuss exciting initiatives that NAU Country is taking to continually partner with our agents and the American farmer. September 24, 2018
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  • Crop Insurance Is Important

    New Series Documents Crop Insurance’s Importance as Congress Hammers Out Farm Bill

    National Crop Insurance Services set out this summer to document the lives and voices of farmers across America in a new series with stories from Kentucky and Indiana. You can watch the stories on NCIS’ new website, cropinsuranceinmystate.org, which also features a host of information about America’s top farm safety net program. September 18, 2018
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  • Time To Work

    Our View: Time to Go to Work

    Farmers have been battling the weather and other curveballs all summer long to cultivate their crops, but it’s not just the pending harvest that has them concerned. They’re watching Washington, D.C., too, as lawmakers return to finish important Farm Bill business. August 28, 2018
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  • Farmers will buy less crop insurance if it costs more

    New Study: Farmers Will Buy Less Crop Insurance If It Costs More

    Crop insurance is already expensive for farmers but is necessary to obtain loans to invest in new technologies and conservation activities. Significantly cutting this support will not only hinder a farmer’s ability to invest in sustainable farm operations but may push many farmers out insurance and eventually out of business. August 21, 2018
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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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  • Efforts to limit the Harvest Price Option (HPO) would increase risks to farmers

    New Study: ‘Efforts to Limit HPO Would Increase Risks to Farmers’

    Prior to the U.S. House of Representatives voting on a Farm Bill amendment in May that would have crippled crop insurance, a Kansas State University economist sent key policymakers a note alerting them to a new study that shed light on the negative impact of reducing revenue insurance coverage. June 26, 2018
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    Update on House Farm Bill

    On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the House re-voted on its version of the 2018 Farm Bill and it passed by a vote of 213-211. You must login to the Agent Portal to read the complete update. June 22, 2018
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  • As mother nature rages, agriculture’s critics attack

    As Mother Nature Rages, Agriculture’s Critics Attack

    “What we learned from the drought of 2011 is that good policy can create survivors in an industry that otherwise would have no survivors.” – Matt Huie, Texas farmer and rancher June 19, 2018
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  • Ohio Valley Farmers advocate for crop insurance

    Farmers in Ohio, Kentucky Advocate for Crop Insurance

    A pair of soybean farmers in America’s heartland are urging Congress to leave crop insurance alone as it debates the 2018 Farm Bill with columns published recently in newspapers in both states. June 12, 2018
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Alert! June 8, 2018

    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 09, 2018
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