NEWS
Outlook - Crop Insurance
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Thu Jan 17, 2013 06:20 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 ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
SCO Sticker Shock
Deere to Sell Crop-Insurance Business
Scrutinizing Crop Insurance
Tax Extenders Talk Heats Up