farm insurance program news

New insurance program pilot being tested on WV livestock farms

The goal of this new strategy is to be able to offer producers in the state a way to mitigate financial risk. A group of…

Crop Insurance

Small farmers may find large benefit from new crop insurance program

Ranchers and growers in North Dakota who were previously unable to find coverage will soon have new options. In North Dakota, small farmers and ranchers…

Kenya farmers insurance news

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…

livestock insurance news

Insurance news includes livestock price pilot

A new coverage program has now been launched in Canada for hog and cattle producers. A new livestock price coverage program has now been launched…

livestock insurance news

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…

NM cattle ranchers battle new federal drought protection policy

Cattle ranchers in New Mexico are up in arms over a new federal insurance policy that they purchased under the belief that it would provide…

Reinsurer takes on microinsurance project to provide drought insurance for Ethiopian farmers

Swiss Re, a global reinsure with a focus on risk transfer and asset management, is set to provide five years worth of reinsurance to a…