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’

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: Tricia McCune

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: Tricia McCune

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: Tricia McCune

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...

Thailand’s Quest for World Domination… In Rice and Sugar
posted on: Oct 20, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

Two New Videos Take Aim at Global Sugar Subsidies

During its recent annual convention, the American Sugar Alliance unveiled two educational videos to illustrate the...

Two New Videos Take Aim at Global Sugar Subsidies
posted on: Oct 10, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

2012 Ag Census Up Close: Smart Farm Policies Essential To Young Farmers

The number of young farmers is trending modestly upwards, according to 2012 Ag Census released earlier this year....

2012 Ag Census Up Close: Smart Farm Policies Essential To Young Farmers
posted on: Sep 18, 2014 | author: Tricia McCune

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