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Livestock insurance to receive a boost from USDA

Farmers to obtain additional help this year due to severe drought. Tom Vilsack, the Agriculture Secretary, has announced a number of efforts that are being…

US drought 2012

2012 U.S. Drought Worsens, Claims from Crop Insurance Expected to Exceed $13 billion: AIR

BOSTON, August 28, 2012 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, the drought in the U.S. agricultural heartland continues to deteriorate crops in the…

Disaster declaration renewed in Texas as devastating drought persists

Texas Governor Rick Perry has renewed a declaration of disaster regarding the state’s ongoing and costly drought. Last year, the declaration was renewed several times,…