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Farm Policy Makes Good Economic Sense

June 26, 2015

Despite what farm policy critics would have you believe, farm policy is anything but a handout for farmers. In fact, newly released data from the National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) demonstrates that farmers are taking care of their own and in the process reducing the cost to the federal government.

Rep. Peterson: Standing Up for Crop Insurance

June 15, 2015

Crop insurance is the cornerstone of the farm bill’s safety net and our job now is to make sure we don’t do anything to mess it up.

#ICYMI: Crop Insurance helps farmers survive unpredictable weather

June 8, 2015

This recent headline says it all. The diversity of American agricultural production coupled with the varied growing conditions across the country and the swings in weather explains why farmers need a safety net. More importantly, it describes why crop insurance is the centerpiece of the farm safety net.

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