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USDA expands double crop insurance
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it is expanding double crop insurance in almost 1,500 counties July 12.
Farmers to get top-up payment from 14 insurers
Producers with crop insurance who had a payable prevented planting due to flooding, moisture or causes other than drought will receive a "top-up" payment.
Woman sentenced to 60 months for crop insurance fraud
Debra Muse was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit crop insurance fraud and crop insurance fraud.
How to manage risk for non-insurable crops
The Farm Service Agency's Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program can be an important risk- management tool for fruit and vegetable growers.
Crop insurance deadline nears
The deadline to purchase or modify certain insurance coverage for spring-planted crops is March 15.
3 basics of crop insurance
The most common questions surrounding crop insurance have been answered. Find out if you need it, understand the types and avoid frequently-made mistakes.
Ask FSA Andy about Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
November is a busy month for the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, which is available to crops and agricultural commodities for which CAT or additional coverage under "normal" crop insurance, is not available.
Ask FSA Andy about relief programs
The Farm Bill of 2014, which wasn't passed until 2015 (I know, go figure), changed a lot about our disaster programs.
Ask FSA Andy about conservation plan reminders
Eligibility for FSA, NRCS and RMA Crop Insurance programs require producers to have a conservation plan in order to plant on Highly Erodible Land (HEL) and there are restrictions on planting on ground determined to be a wetland.
Lobbying and money and the Hill
In Washington, D.C. the week of April 10, ag-related and ag-dependent groups overran Congressional offices and government agencies in waves of annual “fly-ins.”