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  1. Top Ag News
    Agriculture Committee Leaders Praise Crop Insurance

    Congressional agriculture committee leaders praised the Federal crop insurance program in recorded remarks played yesterday at the crop insurance industry’s 75th annual […]

    February 15, 2023
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    Strong Yields, Prices Lead to Exceptionally Low Loss Payments for 2021

    Credit: farmdocDAILY USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) has realized 2021 county yields, meaning payments can now be made on area plans of […]

    July 8, 2022
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    7 Principles that Define U.S. Federal Crop Insurance

    Crop insurance is the cornerstone of the farm safety net. After the farm crisis of the 1980s, a report prepared for the […]

    May 9, 2022
  4. Top Ag News
    Enhanced Coverage Option More Common Among Farmers with Higher Revenue Protection

    With the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) available to add-on to crop insurance protection this year, farmers had the option to increase their […]

    May 7, 2021
  5. Top Ag News
    RMA Administrator: Crop Insurance Supports Environmentally Friendly Practices

    The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) is committed to supporting environmentally friendly production practices through the federal crop insurance safety net, according […]

    May 3, 2021
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    USDA Chief Actuary: U.S. Crop Insurance Program Strong

    The Federal crop insurance program comprises a set of risk management tools on which farmers depend in overcoming things like catastrophic weather […]

    April 14, 2021
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    Farm Program Election Decision Deadline Less than a Week Away

    Next Monday, March 15, is the deadline for farmers to make their selections for federal farm program participation in the 2021 crop […]

    March 9, 2021
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    A Few Factors to Consider in Crop Insurance Decisions

    With the deadline to purchase crop insurance less than two weeks away, a lot of farmers are likely making last-minute adjustments to […]

    March 2, 2021
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    NCIS Scholarship Program Builds Diversity in Agriculture

    A National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) scholarship program is helping grow diversity in agriculture through new opportunities for agricultural students around the […]

    January 18, 2021
  10. Crop Insurance
    USDA Extending Crop Insurance Flexibility Amid Pandemic

    Officials at the USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced Wednesday they’re extending flexibilities to crop producers amid operations that have been hampered […]

    December 31, 2020