• DroughtWeb

    RMA Authorizes Emergency Procedures to Help with Extreme Drought Conditions

    The USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced in a Press Release and Manager's Bulletin announcement (MGR-21-005) that emergency procedures are being authorized in order to assist drought-impacted producers. July 14, 2021
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  • Farmers Emphasize to Congress Importance of Crop Insurance

    Farmers Emphasize to Congress Importance of Crop Insurance

    Farmers from across the country testified in June before a House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing examining the efficacy of the farm safety net. The crop insurance program gives farmers predictable tools to manage their unique risks. Farmers invest in crop insurance before a disaster – sharing in the risk – and they know how the rules of their policy will help them recover. July 14, 2021
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  • MFA_Web

    NAU Country keeps your accounts secure

    NAU Country is well equipped to ensure IT Security for you and your policyholders, and your privacy will be protected. We will be implementing security measures in the form of Multi-Factor Authentication for our Agents and Farmers this year. July 12, 2021
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  • Illinois cover crop incentive

    Producers can now hay, graze, and chop cover crops any time and still receive full prevented planting payment

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) added this flexibility as part of a broader effort to encourage producers to use cover crops, an important conservation and good farming practice. Cover crops are especially important on fields prevented from planting as they help reduce soil erosion and boost soil health. July 07, 2021
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  • Crop Insurance Basics - Risk Mitigation and Risk Management

    Crop Insurance Basics: Risk Mitigation and Risk Management

    Risk mitigation and risk management are two sides of the same coin when it comes to improving agricultural outcomes and promoting climate-smart decisions. Risk mitigation represents all the steps farmers and ranchers take to reduce the amount of risk they face. Risk management embodies all the steps farmers and ranchers take to manage the costs and impacts of the many uncontrolled risks they still face. June 30, 2021
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  • Mark Mossman

    7 Critical Risks Facing the Agriculture Industry

    Staying on top of the top agriculture risks, QBE NAU Country’s own Mark Mossman, SVP Claims – Crop, talks about how extreme weather and the political landscape can impact the American Farmer with Risk & Insurance in 7 Critical Risks Facing the Agriculture Industry. June 29, 2021
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  • StressTraining_web

    Crop adjusters get training in signs of mental distress

    Because they work closely with farmers, crop adjusters are in a unique position to help farmers with something other than crop loss — mental distress. June 23, 2021
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  • USDA_Payments_web

    USDA to Begin Payments for Producers Impacted by 2018 and 2019 Natural Disasters

    More than $1 billion in payments will be released over the next several weeks starting June 15 for agricultural producers with approved applications for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program and for producers who have already received payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). June 14, 2021
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    2022 NAU Country Photo Calendar Contest

    We are gathering photos from the farm in preparation for our 2022 NAU Country Photo Calendar. The theme for this edition is Farming in America. That means any farm-related photos, we want to see. June 04, 2021
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  • PCCP_Web

    New Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) announced by the USDA and RMA

    The USDA announced today that many agricultural producers that have cop insurance coverage may be eligible for a premium benefit if they planted cover crops during this crop year. The Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) is offered through the USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) to help maintain a producers cover crop system, regardless of economic challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Application deadline is June 15. June 01, 2021
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