NEWS
Pasture Protection
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:19 PM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Wetter weather this spring and early summer has led to greener pastures in many parts of the country. But for farmers and ranchers whose pastures are still suffering from the effects of drought, financial help may be available.

USDA's Risk Management Agency offers the Pasture Rangeland Forage Insurance program as a risk-management tool to provide income to help offset the loss of forage production due to drought. The trouble is, many ranchers and farmers are likely unaware of the program.

The PRF program provides coverage for annual forage crops in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota ...

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