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
July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Some farmers worry they won’t qualify; government willing to help clear up woes.
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
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
March 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Area crop insurance agents are breathing a little easier. Continue Reading
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
December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SD Corn Growers to present seminars on risk management, crop insurance.
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.
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
August 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON This year’s historic drought is turning the spotlight on an obscure form of aid for America’s farmers: federal crop insurance.