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Insurance Awareness Day: What is Crop Insurance?

Insurance Awareness Day: What is Crop Insurance?

Crop insurance is an insurance policy purchased by farmers and ranchers to protect their crops against bad weather, and sometimes other risks.  The U.S. government has partnered with private crop insurance companies like AgriSompo North America to administer the program.

Early Termination of CRP Acres Allowed

Early Termination of CRP Acres Allowed

USDA Looses Contract Rules to Offset Ukrainian Crop Losses

Emergency Relief - What Can Impacted Farmers Do?

Emergency Relief - What Can Impacted Farmers Do?

In an effort to provide approximately $6 billion to crop producers impacted by natural disasters in 2020 and 2021, the USDA’s Farm Service Agency has created a new Emergency Relief Program (ERP) to offset crop yield and value losses.

Emergency Relief Program – What Can Impacted Farmers Do Now?

Emergency Relief Program – What Can Impacted Farmers Do Now?

In an effort to provide approximately $6 billion to crop producers impacted by natural disasters in 2020 and 2021, the USDA’s Farm Service Agency has created a new Emergency Relief Program (ERP) to offset crop yield and value losses. On September 20, 2021, President Biden signed the Extending...

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...

Pandemic Cover Crop Program Announced

Pandemic Cover Crop Program Announced

The Pandemnic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) is a new form of assistance for producers who grow cover crops, recently announced by the Risk Management Agency (RMA) as part of their continued efforts to reward sustainable and conservation-minded farming practices.