Viability Key to Crop Insurance Success
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Affordability Key to Crop Insurance Success
Crop insurance policies must remain affordable for farmers and ranchers or the entire farm safety net will fail.
Crop Insurance Must be Available
Congress got it right by making crop insurance more widely available and stronger than ever. Now, we just need to keep it that way.
Crop Insurance “ensures us a year to get by.”
"I've had crop insurance for as long as I can remember."
Farmer, Three Rocks, California
“We’re in a drought right now and nobody’s praying for it.”
"We're in a drought right now and nobody's praying for it."
Farmer, Colusa, California
Farmer Never Wants to Collect From Crop Insurance
A farmer is always the eternal optimist, where you want to make enough money to get to the next year, and crop insurance provides that extra level protection to get you there.
California Rice Farmer
Many Pluses to Crop Insurance
I don't know of any farmer that can afford losing a crop.
California Grape Farmer
Crop Insurance by the Numbers
Over the last decade, overall taxpayer spending on farm policy as a whole has steadily declined.
A Shift in U.S. Farm Policy
"Agriculture is a risky business."
U.S. Farm Policy focus is now on crop insurance.
“My life purpose is to farm.”
One year of disaster and I figured out how important crop insurance is.
Farmer, Ashkum, Illinois
Crop insurance provides peace of mind
Crop insurance, just for my own peace of mind, is important to me.
Crop Insurance Protects Cash Outlays
“Crop insurance is the primary way that we can tell our bankers that we can make the payments.”
Farmer Hoopeston, IL
Real Stories From The Field
Why It's Essential
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