North Dakota crop insurance changes promote diversification

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Officials are hoping that education will help to boost farmer willingness to diversify the plants they grow. In North Dakota, officials are hoping that changes to the crop insurance program will help to educate farmers in order to encourage them to diversify the plants they choose to grow. Whole farm insurance coverage first became available in North Dakota during the last growing season. While there weren’t any whole farm crop insurance policies sold, the officials from the Department of Agriculture believe that when they learn about what the coverage has…

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Crop insurance claims are starting to be submitted for damaged wheat

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Farmers in many areas have found their fields struck by frost, causing considerable issues for harvest. The crop insurance claims have now started to be filed in higher numbers as a result of the wheat that has been damaged by the frosts that have struck several parts of the country, and many agents feel that the numbers will continue to climb. Some agents think that this year will see a higher number of claims of this nature than other years. North Dakota was especially affected by the recent frosts. While…

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