Crop Insurance Helped Mississippi Farmers See Yet Another Spring

Farm Crop Insurance

The state of Mississippi and farming are so intertwined that it is hard to imagine one without the other.  Agriculture is not only our state’s number one industry; it employs roughly one-third of our population, contributing $5.8 billion to the state’s economy.  There are approximately 42,000 farms in the state covering 11 million acres, producing […]

Mid Atlantic Lender Sold On Crop Insurance

Kenny Bounds feels strongly about crop insurance. “For ag lenders, crop insurance is portfolio insurance,” says Bounds (56), the Government Affairs Officer for Mid Atlantic Farm Credit, which serves five states. Bounds has been in ag lending for his entire career and lives on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. “I tell our producers that anyone who self-insures […]