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Federal Farm Safety Net Contracts- Crop Insurance Issues

DTN Executive Editor Marcia Zarley Taylor reported yesterday that, “Farmers know they must weather the lean years to benefit from the occasional fat ones. But erosion in federal crop revenue insurance guarantees since 2013 is compounding the risks for farm operators during this downturn. “‘In times like this, we aren’t worried about making money. Our goal […]
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