Senate crop insurance reforms face opposition by House panel

Crop insurance

Challenges to changes made by U.S. House Agriculture Committee. The two new reforms for crop insurance that had received Senate approval have been challenged by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, forming yet another dispute on the farm bill, as time for enacting the new law comes ever closer to running out. Aside from this disagreement, the House also seeks to boost price supports for crops by up to 40 percent. On the other hand, the Senate would prefer to cease the subsidies altogether. The preference of the House is to…

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