Affordability of Crop insurance Policies Focus of New Video

Crop insurance policies must remain affordable for farmers and ranchers or the entire farm safety net will fail, crop insurance providers said today in a new educational video. Farmers help fund current farm policy by spending approximately $4 billion a year out of their own pockets on crop insurance policies and by shouldering a portion […]

Previous Droughts Taught Illinois Farmers How To Manage Risk

Some have said that there is no better place on earth to farm corn than in America’s Corn Belt.  Our soil and climatic conditions for growing corn and soybeans are among the best on earth, and our farmers are hardworking, committed and driven to produce record crops every year.   And in some years, they do. […]