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Congress restores $3 billion in cuts to crop insurance
Congress passes a highway bill in early December with a provision to restore $3 billion in cuts to crop insurance.
Crop insurance goes global
Nations shift ag subsidies from direct farmer payments to indirect farm income guarantees, and two-thirds of all nations with crop insurance programs now subsidize its purchase.
Ask FSA Andy about reporting crop acreages and the NAP program
Producers who have planted fall seeded grains such as wheat, rye or barley need to report their crop acreages to their local FSA office by Dec. 15. Producers who are interested in the 2016 NAP may need to apply for coverage by Nov. 20, depending on the commodity they want to insure.
Ag leaders defend crop insurance program
Ag leaders quickly convinced house leaders to reverse provisions that could have damaging effects on the Federal Crop Insurance Program.
New crop insurance option for specialty crop growers, diversified farms
The policy allows producers to insure between 50 to 85 percent of their whole farm revenue and makes crop insurance more affordable for producers, including fruit and vegetable growers and organic farmers and ranchers.
FSA disaster assistance program expanded; Jan. 14 deadline set
New options provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops.
For noninsured crops, consider NAP
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Cover crops and crop insurance: You can hay or graze it...
Crop insurance update: Farmers can graze or harvest a cover crop (planted now) as long as they stop by May 10, 2013.
Changes in crop insurance mean flexibility in planting cover crops
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Risk Management Agency is giving farmers in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio more flexibility when insuring a crop that follows a cover crop.
USDA lowers crop insurance premiums for corn and soybean growers
New crop insurance premiums for 2012 should reduce corn farmers' rates by 7 percent and soybean farmers' by 9 percent.