Our View: American Agriculture Remains a Driving Force Behind America’s Success

“The farm – best home of the family, main source of national wealth, foundation of civilized society, the...

Our View: American Agriculture Remains a Driving Force Behind America’s Success
posted on: Jan 20, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Bah Humbug: WSJ Letters Go Unpublished

In true Ebenezer Scrooge-like fashion, opponents of farm policy used Christmas Eve as a workday to criticize the men...

Bah Humbug: WSJ Letters Go Unpublished
posted on: Jan 12, 2015 | author: Farm Policy Facts

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: Farm Policy Facts

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: Farm Policy Facts
The Reality of the ‘Bumper’ Crop

The Reality of the ‘Bumper’ Crop

posted on: Dec 3, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

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

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

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

posted on: Nov 17, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Farm Policy Facts has long stressed the importance of crop insurance to our farm safety net. We are pleased to see these same views being echoed in...

Keeping Crop Insurance Affordable Key to ‘Doing No Harm’

Keeping Crop Insurance Affordable Key to ‘Doing No Harm’

posted on: Nov 13, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

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”...

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