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One of the hallmarks of crop insurance is that indemnities only cover verified losses – not too much, not too little – which makes crop insurance a helping-hand for farmers instead of a profit center. And key to the verification...

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By combining the regulatory authority and financial support of the federal government with the efficiency of the private sector, crop insurance has succeeded in surpassing the goals set forth by Congress for broad participation, diversity and inclusion. Today, crop insurance...

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5 Keys to Crop Insurances Success Skin in the Game. Farmers design their own protection and pay for it through deductibles and premiums. In other words, farmers usually get a bill, not a check. Private-Sector Success. Private insurers and agents...

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The cost-sharing structure and the unique partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the private sector are key to the success of crop insurance, according to National Crop Insurance Services President Tom Zacharias. Zacharias, who spoke today at...

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An industry-wide crop insurance convention ended today, where participants spent the last three days discussing the importance of partnering with the new Administration to help farmers manage their growing risks. The event, organized by National Crop Insurance Services and American...

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With farm income at the lowest levels in nearly a decade and more severe weather likely on the horizon, crop insurance must remain affordable to producers of all sizes across the country, said Mike Day, chairman of the National Crop...

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