Convo 10

So as we look at the next Farm Bill, we need effective risk management tools for farmers that are simple and easy to use. In my visits around Michigan, and in our field hearing here and at the one we did in Kansas, we heard over and over again that crop insurance is the foundation […]

2011 Indemnity Payments Eclipse $9 billion, Set New Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2012 (Overland Park, Kansas, January 24, 2012) For the first time in history, indemnity payments surpassed the $9 billion mark, National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) said today, noting that payments made to farmers for damages to the 2011 crop would continue to climb. From historic droughts in the Plains to […]