Father & Son Carry on Farming Tradition
Don & Beau Van Winkle
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We buy insurance because, if we have a bad year, it gives us a chance to keep farming.
“This is my livelihood. I love it!”
Without crop insurance the last three years, we would have lost money.
Advance Marketing Pays Off
We've only used crop insurance 2 out of the last 10 years but those 2 years, we had to have it to make it work.
Farmer, Moore, Montana
Crop Insurance Part of Long Term Marketing Plan
Chris and Jason Sylte
Crop insurance, as long as I've been farming, its been an extremely important tool on our farm.
Farmers, Ipswich, South Dakota
How this farm manager deals with disasters
If [crop insurance] got to be where we couldn't afford it, we'd probably have to quit farming.
Devon Yurosek, Farmer, Bakersfield, California
The only way for us to stay in the game is to have crop insurance.
Americans Overwhelmingly Support Farmers, Farm Policy
90 percent of U.S. voters have a favorable view of farmers, with 92 percent agreeing it is important to provide farmers with federal funding
Crop Insurance Industry’s Rate of Return
The industry's actual rate of return has been 5.7% from 2011-2014.
Matt Fisher, citrus grower, Delano, California
I love growing citrus; it's what I grew up doing. It's what I know.
Steve Murray, farmer, Bakersfield, California
The crop insurance we have on our cherries has been critical for our survival and our ability to operate.
Stanley Wilson, farmer, Shafter, California
Crop insurance gives us a bottom line protection in case of farm disasters.
Kenneth Kirschenmann, farmer, Shafter, California
We have to keep a strong crop insurance program going.
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