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When storm damage happens, farmers are usually left with three choices: Plant a second crop, replant the first, or reach out to their crop insurance company to assess options. With an abundance of recent flooding and hail damage caused by storms in the Corn Belt, hundreds of farmers are deciding their next course of action. In most high-volume damage cases, experts are advising farmers who have 80% revenue protection or better coverage on their crop to rely on their insurance coverage to aid in recouping losses. However, as there are many levels of product coverage, and different distinctions in crop insurance between unit structure and other options, it’s always best to contact your insurance agent for advice that applies specifically to your situation. Read more about scenarios for farmers to consider.


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