The Importance of Widespread Crop Insurance Participation

The Importance of Widespread
Crop Insurance Participation

Crop insurance is important to small farmers and big. Check out this article put out by the National Crop Insurance Services and watch their short video.

As the Farm Bill debate heats up, some farm policy opponents are lobbying to exclude people from crop insurance, which would harm farmers and taxpayers alike.  That’s according to a new video released today by National Crop Insurance Services – the second video in its “Risk Management Minute” series.

Legislative proposals to apply an income means test to crop insurance participation could remove many farmers who have large farms, grow high-valued crops or work off-farm jobs.

“Doing so would only increase insurance costs for smaller farmers,” the video explains.  “It’s kind of like preventing the safest drivers from getting auto insurance.  The result would be an expensive wreck for farmers and taxpayers.”…

Click to finish reading the NCIS article and WATCH the video!


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