Bundle Whole-Farm Policies
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:05 PM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Whole-farm income insurance has long been the stepchild of federal crop insurance plans, attracting only about 1,000 policies nationwide, or 0.1% of all policies sold last season. But pressure on farmers to economize and recent enhancements designed to appeal to specialty crop and livestock producers could breathe new life into the offering in 2016.

Diversified Indiana farmer Gordon Millar is giving Whole Farm Revenue Protection a serious look for the first time ever. Millar, of New Carlisle, Indiana, has largely relied on investments in irrigation and tiling to guarantee better yields on his seed corn, commercial ...

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