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Severe weather is forcing the insurance industry to look twice at strategies

Following three solid years of dramatic catastrophes from storms and droughts, insurers may need to re-think underwriting. Climate change and severe weather are beginning to…

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Climate change is forming a broadening insurance industry struggle

The shift away from the traditional attitude of insurers is generating considerable controversy. While the insurance industry has traditionally been a strong supporter of the…

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Insurance news from Kenya reveals importance of coverage for herders

Goat farmers in the African country are finding great benefit in the protection they now have against drought. Kenyan goat herders are now enjoying some…

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Crop insurance payouts may break double the previous record

Some estimates have claimed that the payments will be greater than $25 billion. After crunching the numbers for this year’s crop insurance payments, it looks…

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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…

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Crop insurance program is under the microscope due to droughts

This year, America’s farmers are relying on their coverage, possibly more than ever before. The historic drought of 2012 is drawing significant attention to the…

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Crop insurance changes are already assisting farmers facing drought

Dry conditions threaten agricultural yields across the country. As farmers continue to look to the skies and await the much needed rain that never seems…