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Private companies are integral to crop insurance’s future because they shoulder risk that would otherwise be borne by taxpayers and because they maintain the system used to efficiently provide assistance to farm families following disasters. However if the business does...

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Crop insurance policies must remain affordable for farmers and ranchers or the entire farm safety net will fail, crop insurance providers said today in a new educational video. Farmers help fund current farm policy by spending approximately $4 billion a...

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Crop insurance providers today released the first in a series of educational videos meant to highlight three policy attributes that are essential to maintaining a strong crop insurance system in the face of future market and weather challenges. The first...

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(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — Crop insurance reached significant and historic milestones in 2013 — both in its formal recognition by Congress as the primary risk management tool for farmers and the volume of protection it offered — according to an...

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(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — As the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law, questions have arisen about how this new legislation affects crop insurance and the farmers who rely on it. A detailed analysis that will answer those questions, including...

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(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow told crop insurers this week that in addition to farmer support, new coalitions would be needed to defend the policy from critics in the future. Agriculture’s work with the conservation community...

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