Iowa crop insurance discount applications must be submitted soon

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State Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is reminding farmers of the January 14th deadline. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has released a reminder to farmers and growers across the state who intend to apply for the crop insurance discount in the state. The deadline of January 14 is rapidly approaching, and Naig is reminding those who plant cover crops to apply on time if they believe they are eligible. Eligible applicants will receive a discount of $5 per acre discount on their spring premiums. Applicants eligible for the discount…

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Crop insurance changes are on their way once again

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The USDA has announced that the farm bill implementation will go ahead with two more updates. According to the USDA, the implementation of the farm bill is continuing forward with new changes that will be made to the crop insurance regulations, which will impact both coverage and the types of options that are available to farmers. The farm bill changes will lead to an increase in the coverage levels for farmers through their insurance. Farmers will be able to obtain more coverage levels through the changes in the crop insurance…

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