FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Outlook - Crop Insurance
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Thu Jan 17, 2013 06:23 AM CST

CHICAGO (DTN) -- If you liked your crop insurance options for 2012, ask for a replay in 2013. But for 2014 and beyond, your federal risk management choices could become much more expensive and more restricted.

Some of the leading architects of the program worry delayed passage of a permanent farm bill exposes the federal crop insurance program to potential budget cuts. Farm program critics at the Environmental Working Group and the Heritage Foundation have been especially critical about the growing costs of the program. State Farm Service Agency administrators even argued they could run the program more cheaply than ...

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