• Groundwork podcast

    New Podcast Brings Farm Policy to Public, Congress

    A monthly podcast from Farm Policy Facts will focus on a range of policy issues that are important to American farmers. Check out the latest podcast called Groundwork at farmpolicyfacts.org. May 02, 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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  • Crop Insurance wins wide support on capitol hill and in countryside

    Crop Insurance Wins Wide Support on Capitol Hill and In Countryside

    Federal crop insurance and the critical role it serves as part of the farm safety net unexpectedly took center stage at a recent Senate Finance hearing with the United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer. April 04, 2019
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  • Farmers Helped Protect Crop Insurance

    Farmers Helped Protect Crop Insurance During 2018 Farm Bill Debate

    When farm policy critics predictably suggested that Congress use the 2018 Farm Bill to undermine the critical safety net that crop insurance provides, those who depend on crop insurance were quick to tell Capitol Hill to “do no harm” to this important program. The House Agriculture Committee also heard first-hand from rural Americans, and their message was clear, “The crop insurance system today is working.” March 26, 2019
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  • Crop Insurance Vital

    Crop Insurance Vital to America’s Family Farms

    Just before the end of 2018, the Economic Research Service at the United States Department of Agriculture released a report analyzing data from a 2017 survey of farmers across the country. This report – titled “America’s Diverse Family Farms” – presents the facts behind farming in America. March 21, 2019
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  • Crop insurance program integrity continues to improve

    Crop Insurance Program Integrity Continues to Improve

    Crop insurance’s already-low improper payment rate — a closely-watched standardized measure of waste and efficiency – improved again in 2018. March 14, 2019
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  • Farm groups defend crop insurance budget

    Farm Groups Defend Crop Insurance Budget

    Over sixty farm groups, conservation organizations, and lenders, sent a letter to the House and Senate Budget Committees, as well as Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging them to protect crop insurance during the budget process in recognition of its central importance to farmers and the rural economy. March 12, 2019
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  • Farm Bill Strengthens Crop Insurance

    2018 Farm Bill Strengthens Crop Insurance

    The Farm Bill strengthened crop insurance by directing research for new products, promoting coverage for underserved producers, and improving the availability and workability of various insurance programs. March 07, 2019
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  • Why Crop Insurance Matters

    Why Crop Insurance Matters to You

    In 2016, the crop insurance program paid out almost $4 billion in indemnities to producers across the U.S. who purchased crop insurance. It works as a safety net against perils such as drought, flooding, freeze and frost, and hail. Learn more about how NAU Country can help you manage your farming operation’s risk! February 26, 2019
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  • Iowa Farmers Insurance Invaluable

    Family Farms in Iowa Find Crop Insurance Invaluable

    It’s a full-time job for me just managing the books, managing the risk, forward planning, and strategic planning. Crop insurance protects that bottom line. It’s by far the best government program we have, hands down. February 05, 2019
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