FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Crop Insurance Needs Tweaks
Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:50 PM CST

ST LOUIS (DTN) -- The federal crop insurance program can be stronger, Brandon Willis, administrator for USDA's Risk Management Agency told attendees at the National Grain and Feed Association's Country Elevator Conference in St. Louis this week.

"Most (farm bill) titles will see cuts," Willis said. "The one with an increase is crop insurance. We will continue to shift our focus to offering new products to customers. Farmers should have skin in the game, but there is room for tweaks to allow farmers to produce with a safety net and to respond ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Crop Insurance Defense - 1
Farm Bill Forecasting
2014 Crop Insurance Guarantees
Crop Insurance Defense - 2
Program Choices Next Fall
Projected Revenue Insurance Prices
Picking PLC or ARC?
Explaining the Farm Bill
Health Care Fallout
DTN Ag Business Benchmark