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Bah Humbug: WSJ Letters Go Unpublished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Bah Humbug: WSJ Letters Go Unpublished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

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: Farm Policy Facts

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: Farm Policy Facts

Keeping Crop Insurance Affordable Key to ‘Doing No Harm’

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

Keeping Crop Insurance Affordable Key to ‘Doing No Harm’
posted on: Nov 13, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Availability Key to Crop Insurance’s Success

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

Availability Key to Crop Insurance’s Success
posted on: Oct 31, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Our View: An Apology Would Be Nice

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

Our View: An Apology Would Be Nice
posted on: Oct 23, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

Thailand’s Quest for World Domination… In Rice and Sugar

Thailand is a behemoth in the world rice market by anyone’s definition.   Using an assortment of subsidies and...

posted on: Oct 20, 2014 | author: Farm Policy Facts

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