Private crop insurance companies see shrinking returns

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These insurers have experienced a notable drop in their returns since the SRA was renegotiated in 2010. Private crop insurance companies are experiencing a notable downward trend in their return figures. This has been a consistent situation since the Standard Reinsurance Agreement (SRA) was renegotiated in 2010. The SRA renegotiation between insurers and the federal government marked a significant change in the direction of that business. The change in returns have also aligned smoothly with the Risk Management Agency’s benchmarks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency laid out…

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Crop insurance in Midwest is increasingly strained

Corn Belt - GMO Crop Insurance program

The losses from these claims are continuing to grow in the Corn Belt. After a growing season that has already led to exceptionally high crop insurance losses as a result of droughts, the temperatures in the triple digits are now sending a new wave of claims through the Corn Belt, with record losses being predicted by experts in the industry. This problem has been made worse by the changes that decreased the premiums of some growers. It has been estimated that the crop insurance losses will reach almost $15 billion…

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