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Relief Announced for 2020 and 2021 Disasters

Relief Announced for 2020 and 2021 Disasters

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling approximately $6 billion through the Farm Service Agency (FSA)’s new Emergency Relief...

This Week, Celebrate America's Craft Beer!

This Week, Celebrate America's Craft Beer!

American Craft Beer Week began in 2006 to promote independent and craft breweries in the United States. Craft breweries might be better known by their previous title, microbreweries, a term once used to distinguish smaller brewers from the big beer companies.

Census of Agriculture: Sign Up to Be Counted

Census of Agriculture: Sign Up to Be Counted

Every five years (in years ending in 2 and 7), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) conducts a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches, and the people who operate them. The Census of Agriculture began in 1820 when the federal government was interested in learning how many people...

Announcing the 2022 Virtual Crop Tour

Announcing the 2022 Virtual Crop Tour

Join the ASNA Edge team as we virtually traverse America throughout the upcoming growing season. Our team of farmers, crop insurance adjusters, agents, and friends will bring you first-hand findings from fields across the country.

The Hill: A Bipartisan Push for Crop Insurance

The Hill: A Bipartisan Push for Crop Insurance

Representatives Frank Lucas (a Republican from Oklahoma) and Jimmy Panetta (a Democrat from California) have co-written an article, published by the website The Hill, which emphasizes the vital role that the crop insurance industry plays in agricultural production, food security, and food costs in...

ASNA Edge Special Report: Conflict in Ukraine

ASNA Edge Special Report: Conflict in Ukraine

With headlines out of Russia and China dominating television and the internet, the marketing experts on the ASNA Edge team have released their own special report on current events: one which will help AgriSompo North America agents and policyholders understand the ways in which recent news,...