Rural Healthcare a Critical Election Issue – DTN Oct 15, 2020

🕔Oct 15, 2020
California rancher Megan Brown moved home to work on her parents’ cattle ranch. The pay is low, which helps to keep the ranch in her family, and Brown started raising […]

Crop Insurance Support: $40,000 Limit Has the Potential to Impact Multiple Farm Sizes Feb 7, 2018

🕔Feb 7, 2018
Proposals have been made to limit the amount of Federally-paid crop insurance premiums on a per farm basis. A $40,000 limit was proposed in the last farm bill and the […]

Corn, Soybeans: The 4% Rule of Crop Insurance Mar 27, 2017

🕔Mar 27, 2017
With a looming farm bill debate, crop insurance stands as the largest single component of the crop farm safety net.  The program provides risk protection from low yield or revenue […]

Illinois: 2017 Crop Insurance Premiums and 2016 Insurance Use Dec 14, 2016

🕔Dec 14, 2016
In this article, Revenue Protection (RP) premiums projected for 2017 are compared to 2016 actual premiums. For the same projected prices and volatilities, premiums will be lower in 2017 for […]

Crop Insurance: Increased Costs and Questions Multiply Apr 20, 2016

🕔Apr 20, 2016
Introduction Considerable debate surrounds the U.S. crop insurance program, including its cost, role in farm conservation, and impact on farm management and farmland values. Objective of this article is to […]

Crop Insurance Premiums: Not a Place to Cut Costs Jan 21, 2016

🕔Jan 21, 2016
In this article, Revenue Protection (RP) premiums are compared for 2015 and 2016. For the same projected price and volatility, premiums will be higher in 2016 as compared to 2015. […]

Mississippi Crop Insurance: 6 Questions for your Agent — 7 if You Grow Rice. Jan 21, 2016

🕔Jan 21, 2016
1. What about enterprise units? To qualify for enterprise units you must have at least two sections, section equivalents, FSA farm numbers, or units established by written unit agreement.  The […]

Crop Insurance: New Bill to Cap Premiums Subsidies Feb 4, 2015

🕔Feb 4, 2015
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would save taxpayers more than two billion dollars by capping federal crop insurance premiums for the […]

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