FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Crop Insurance Scrutinized
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Dec 14, 2012 04:37 PM CST

CHICAGO (DTN) -- Farmers should expect to see crop-insurance options in 2013 similar to this year, crop-insurance experts told farmers Monday.

A farm bill completed by the end of the year would likely reduce uncertainty in their favorite risk-management tool as well, but could force producers to make some tough decisions affecting both their commodity programs and insurance options.

A panel of crop-insurance experts at the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit laid out the possible options facing farmers. One of the biggest takeaways from the panel was that neither the House nor Senate versions of the farm bill make cuts ...

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