ICYMI: Farmers Grow Florida Jobs, Crop Insurance Protects Them

On the eve of the annual convention in Florida, the president of the National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS), Tom Zacharias, penned an editorial for the Fort Myers News-Press highlighting how important agriculture is to the state’s economy and how crop insurance is the key to protecting this industry from disaster. In the piece, Zacharias explains […]

Crop Insurance Important for State’s Ag Industry

Pop quiz: Next to tourism, what Florida industry is the state’s largest employer? The answer isn’t health care, transportation, technology or even government. Agriculture is Florida’s second-biggest job supplier, according to the University of Florida. “Two million jobs can be traced to the state’s agriculture, natural resources and related food industries — and not just […]