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Farmers increase crop insurance coverage for 2014

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

It doesn’t get much attention outside agriculture, but a key date on most farmers’ calendars has come and gone.

March 17 was the deadline for buying or modifying crop insurance for most spring-planted crops. Farmers, working closely with their…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Crop insurance rule causing confusion for some

July 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Last year’s drought has contributed to confusion over crop insurance rules for some Upper Midwest farmers who couldn’t get a crop in the ground this past spring due to the opposite weather extreme too much moisture. Continue Reading

Crop insurance rule causes confusion

July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Some farmers worry they won’t qualify; government willing to help clear up woes.
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GUEBERT: Where’s my cow insurance?

May 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SD rancher: “Somebody needs to ask why taxpayers are guaranteeing my neighbors $300 and $400 an acre profit through federal crop insurance to farm ranchland when I can’t buy any insurance let alone subsidized insurance Continue Reading

Senate debates farm bill: Limits crop insurance for high-income farmers, reject sugar amendments

May 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Working on a new farm bill, the Senate last week defeated an amendment to change the sugar program but limited the crop insurance premium subsidies for high-income farmers before putting off further action on the bill until after a Memorial Day break. Continue Reading

Crop insurance rates rise

March 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Area crop insurance agents are breathing a little easier. Continue Reading

GUEBERT: Crop insurance pushing land prices ‘to the moon’

December 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Many ingredients go into the rocket fuel that pushes land values and rents to the moon: commodity prices, aggressive local farmers, excess machinery capacity, cheap labor, low interest rates, federal farm program benefits. A new, major ingredient, however, is federal crop insurance. Continue Reading

Corn group gets $99,924 grant

December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SD Corn Growers to present seminars on risk management, crop insurance.
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Drought could drive nationwide crop insurance payments to $25 billion

October 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

For four generations, members of the Bainbridge family have farmed in the fields west of Ethan. Lewis Bainbridge, a member of the third generation, remembers stories from a time when the future of his family’s farm was far from certain.
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ND farmers want changes in crop insurance rules

September 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Some upper Midwest farmers who thought they caught a break when the federal government eased crop insurance rules for land hit by prolonged flooding are finding it isn’t as easy to cash in as they first thought. Continue Reading