• LRP, LGM, and DRP Sales interruption

    LRP, LGM, and DRP Sales interruption to begin October 19, 2018

    RMA is preparing to relocate their data center. As a result actuarial offers, and associated sales will not be made on October 19, 2018, and October 22, 2018. October 16, 2018
    Featured News Industry NAU Country
  • Rural America’s struggle

    Surveys Show Rural America Continues to Struggle

    America’s farm economy may be heading for bigger declines, several surveys say. Inflation-adjusted net farm income, which is a broad measure of profits, is expected to be down by $11.4 billion this year compared to 2017, according to The USDA’s August Farm Income Forecast. October 11, 2018
    Featured News Industry Political
  • DRP_Processing

    Are you prepared for Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP)?

    Successful agencies, like yours, strive to be the best in business by knowing new products, understanding their benefits, and being prepared to quote, accept applications, and process. NAU Country’s role is to make sure that you have all the resources readily available to you. Are you prepared to handle Dairy Revenue Protection? October 08, 2018
    NAU Country Technology
  • Crop Insurance Is Not A Handout

    ICYMI: Crop Insurance Helps Preserve Farming for Future Generations

    In a recent op-ed from the Herald News, farmer and crop insurance agent Jeremy Hinton said, “Agriculture has always been the backbone of our country, and I would love for one or all three of my children to carry on this tradition. In order for that to happen, we have to protect crop insurance.” October 02, 2018
    Featured News Industry Political
  • Farm Bill conferees speak out for crop insurance

    Farm Bill Conferees Speak out for Crop Insurance

    “We can all agree that our farmers should have robust risk management tools, including strong crop insurance assistance, and new tools for our dairy farmers who’ve been struggling. I do not believe these critical programs should be targeted for cuts.” -Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) September 26, 2018
    Featured News Industry Political
  • NAU Country partners with all sides of the agricultural spectrum

    NAU Country partners with all sides of the agricultural spectrum

    Last week, NAU Country hosted a meeting between the Martin Barbre, administrator (RMA – Manager FCIC) and Duane Voy, director, USDA (RMA, St. Paul Regional Office) to discuss exciting initiatives that NAU Country is taking to continually partner with our agents and the American farmer. September 24, 2018
    Featured News Industry NAU Country Political
  • Crop Insurance Is Important

    New Series Documents Crop Insurance’s Importance as Congress Hammers Out Farm Bill

    National Crop Insurance Services set out this summer to document the lives and voices of farmers across America in a new series with stories from Kentucky and Indiana. You can watch the stories on NCIS’ new website, cropinsuranceinmystate.org, which also features a host of information about America’s top farm safety net program. September 18, 2018
    Featured News Industry Political
  • Perennial_Graphics

    Sleek new design, reliable Perennial Pre-Acceptance Worksheet (PAW) processing!

    We are excited to announce that the "NEW" Perennial Pre-Acceptance Worksheet within EASYwriter Pro® will be here September 21, 2018! In our continued effort to update our policy processing system, we are proud to announce a new design which will provide user-friendly screens, more intuitive workflows, and a layout you are sure to appreciate! September 06, 2018
    NAU Country Technology
  • Time To Work

    Our View: Time to Go to Work

    Farmers have been battling the weather and other curveballs all summer long to cultivate their crops, but it’s not just the pending harvest that has them concerned. They’re watching Washington, D.C., too, as lawmakers return to finish important Farm Bill business. August 28, 2018
    Industry Political
  • Farmers will buy less crop insurance if it costs more

    New Study: Farmers Will Buy Less Crop Insurance If It Costs More

    Crop insurance is already expensive for farmers but is necessary to obtain loans to invest in new technologies and conservation activities. Significantly cutting this support will not only hinder a farmer’s ability to invest in sustainable farm operations but may push many farmers out insurance and eventually out of business. August 21, 2018
    Industry Political