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President Obama proposes cuts to crop insurance

2017 budget plan aims to cut $18 billion in funding for the Department of Agriculture President Barack Obama has proposed a budget plan for 2017…

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Cutting the crop insurance subsidies is proving to be challenging

It is now expected that part of the reductions in subsidized coverage for growers will be repealed. Back in April, Republicans in Congress formed a…

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ADM to use drones to investigate crop insurance claims

ADM wins approval to use drones to collect crop insurance data Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), a food processing and commodities provider that offers insurance…

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NFBF seeks action on crop insurance provision

NFBF petitions federal agency to implement insurance provision The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is petitioning the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a new…

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Crop insurance claims rapidly rise in Canada

The flooding of farms in Saskatchewan and Manitoba is leading to massive losses of wheat and canola. The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is the largest…

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Crop insurance receives more legislative attention in the US

Legislators again consider crop insurance reforms Crop insurance in the U.S. is often criticized as being a major financial drain on the federal government. This…

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Crop insurance subsidy limits applauded by reformers

Those in favor or restrictions of this nature gave their praise to a U.S. House of Representatives vote. Reformers for the crop insurance subsidy gave…