Farmer Health Insurance – Nebraska Farm Bureau is Stepping Up – DTN

🕔Sep 25, 2018The Nebraska Farm Bureau rolled out a new association health plan (AHP) for its members on Wednesday that the group anticipates could save Nebraska farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses an average […]

Keep the Farm or Pay for Health Insurance? There’s a New Option. – DTN

🕔Jul 6, 2018Health insurance costs have reached a desperation point for many farmers, with some premiums rising 60% to 200%. The choice for some comes down to keeping the farm together or […]

Senate Farm Bill Hearing, Rural Development: Broadband Access, Opioid Epidemic Noted

🕔Sep 29, 2017On Thursday, the Senate Agriculture Committee held its ninth Farm Bill hearing where the panel turned its attention to rural development and energy programs.  Recall that a House Agriculture Subcommittee explored […]

Farmers and Health Insurance: Affordable Coverage is Out of Reach

🕔Jul 19, 2017According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor […]

Farmers and Health Insurance: Can’t Live With It – Can’t Live Without It – DTN

🕔Jun 26, 2017Farmers aren’t certain if they would fare better under the health care bill in the U.S. Senate, but they are looking for relief from a steady rise in premiums and […]

Farmer Suicide Rate Remains High, Long After 1980s Farm Crisis

🕔Jun 12, 2017The number of suicides among farmers and farmworkers in the United States has remained stubbornly high since the end of the 1980s farm crisis, much higher than workers in many […]

Farming: Who’s Doing the Work? 70% of Farm Workers Are Immigrants

🕔Apr 28, 2017The Trump Administration has promised to make it more difficult for unauthorized foreigners to enter and work in the United States and for undocumented workers to access health care services. […]

Trump’s Health Insurance Promise Fails; No Relief in Sight – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2017The failure of the House health insurance bill last week leaves farmers and other small business people without any relief from increasingly higher premiums.   The defeat of the bill […]

Kansas: Ag Workers Urged to Participate in Health-Care Survey

🕔Mar 1, 2017Kansas farmers, ranchers and their employees are being asked to participate in a nationwide survey about health-care choices in the agriculture industry. “This survey is a chance for farmers and […]

Trump Speech Themes: Infrastructure, Taxes, Immigration and Trade – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2017President Donald Trump did not talk about farmers or rural America directly in his first State of the Union speech, but his themes regarding infrastructure, taxes, immigration and trade all […]

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