NEWS
Crop Insurance Proposal
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 27, 2013 02:50 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. farmers would be able to get reduced crop insurance premiums by taking steps to manage soil health as a risk-management strategy as part of a pilot program the Natural Resources Defense Council is expected to propose to the U.S. Risk Management Agency.

NRDC officials announced the plan Tuesday during a press conference on the release of a study looking at how the current federal crop insurance program encourages farmers to turn to crop insurance to manage weather-related crop risks rather than taking steps to improve conservation and soil health.

"What can we do to prevent a ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Farm Bill Contingency Plans
Cash Will Be King
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion
Insurance in Shambles
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee
Grasping Farm Program Changes
Rents Resist Price Relief
Pick Contingency Plans - 1
Pick Contingency Plans - 3
Pick Contingency Plans - 2