From Loan to Subsidy in the Blink of an Eye

Months after receiving preferential government loans, farmers in India soon will be allowed to walk away from their...

From Loan to Subsidy in the Blink of an Eye
posted on: Dec 17, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Crop Insurance’s Future Depends on Private-Sector Delivery

Matthew King, a farmer from central Ohio, recently took to the editorial pages of the Columbus Dispatch to defend...

Crop Insurance’s Future Depends on Private-Sector Delivery
posted on: Dec 10, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

The Reality of the ‘Bumper’ Crop

When it comes to economic conditions on the farm, the theme of Reuters, Bloomberg, and some other news outlets is to...

The Reality of the ‘Bumper’ Crop
posted on: Dec 3, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Recent Guest Columns Stress Importance of Crop Insurance as Risk Management Tool

Farm Policy Facts has long stressed the importance of crop insurance to our farm safety net. We are pleased to see...

Recent Guest Columns Stress Importance of Crop Insurance as Risk Management Tool
posted on: Nov 17, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune
Keeping Crop Insurance Affordable Key to ‘Doing No Harm’

Keeping Crop Insurance Affordable Key to ‘Doing No Harm’

posted on: Nov 13, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

The popularity of crop insurance was on full display during debate of the 2014 Farm Bill, and the phrase “do no harm to crop insurance”...

Availability Key to Crop Insurance’s Success

Availability Key to Crop Insurance’s Success

posted on: Oct 31, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

The passage of the 2014 Farm Bill marked a pivotal point in U.S farm policy, whereby the federal government ended direct payments in favor of crop...

Our View: An Apology Would Be Nice

Our View: An Apology Would Be Nice

posted on: Oct 23, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

When commodity prices were strong, farm incomes were up, and the agricultural sector was credited with helping offset some of the economic misery...

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