In: Crop Insurance
Schumer Seeks Crop Insurance for Barley Farmers
- January 13, 2015
Posted January 13, 2015 Senator Chuck Schumer is establishing an insurance program benefiting Capital region farmers growing malt barley for...
ND Brothers Found Guilty of Crop Insurance Fraud
- December 15, 2014
Posted December 15, 2014 A federal jury found potato farmers Aaron and Derek Johnson guilty of crop insurance fraud, according...
Climate Change Could Increase Crop Insurance Losses
- November 26, 2014
Posted November 26, 2014 Climate change could increase losses in flood and crop insurance programs significantly in coming decades, according...
USDA to Expand SCO for 2016 Crop Year
- November 24, 2014
Posted November 24, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced that it is evaluating...
GAO Released Crop Insurance Study
- September 9, 2014
Posted September 9, 2014 The cost of the federal crop insurance program and farm sector income and wealth has grown...
Concerns Over Conservation Regulations Rise With Vegetable Producers
- July 29, 2014
Posted July 29, 2014 Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) informed producers of their obligation to comply with conservation...
House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Benefits of Ag Biotech
- July 21, 2014
Posted July 21, 2014 On July 10, the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to...
AFPC Released Farm Bill Decision-Aid Tool
- July 3, 2014
Posted July 3, 2014 The Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University released a preliminary version of...
New Regulation By FCIC Provides Forage Seed Insurance
- May 30, 2014
Posted May 30, 2014 The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalized the addition of a new regulation that provides forage...
RMA Denies Planting Deadline Requests in ND
- May 28, 2014
Posted May 28, 2014 Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to...
USDA Announces Crop Insurance Pilot Program for Diversified Farms
- May 22, 2014
Posted May 22, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently announced a new risk management pilot program for fruit and...
Groups Ask Vilsack to Consider Regional Interests in Farm Bill Implementation
- May 12, 2014
Posted May 12, 2014 Several farm groups recently asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to consider all regional interests in...
Texas A&M Decision Aid to Offer Farm Program Analysis
- April 28, 2014
Posted April 28, 2014 Texas A&M is developing a “crop policy decision aid instrument” to assist farmers in determining which...
May 16 CLE: Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference
- April 24, 2014
Posted April 24, 2014 The Arkansas Bar Association, the National Agricultural Law Center, and the National Sea Grant Law Center...
Senators Propose New Caps on Crop Insurance Subsidies
- April 9, 2014
Posted April 9, 2014 Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) recently introduced legislation that would cap crop insurance...