NEWS
NCGA Rejects Compliance Change
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Feb 28, 2013 01:57 PM CST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (DTN) -- Delegates for the National Corn Growers Association remain leery of the prospect of tying conservation compliance to eligibility for crop-insurance premium subsidies.

In an early policy debate during the Corn Congress at Commodity Classic, producers voted 45-75 on Thursday to reject changes to NCGA's policy that currently opposes requiring farmers to maintain conservation measures to keep eligibility for the premium subsidy.

NCGA, the American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers all are meeting this week at a resort in Kissimmee, just outside of Orlando.

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