• How does crop insurance impact your state

    How Does Crop Insurance Impact Your State?

    Crop insurance is a cornerstone of U.S. farm policy. But what does that really mean for America’s farmers? To put it all into perspective, National Crop Insurance Services has highlighted the state-by-state impacts of crop insurance. July 30, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - July 26, 2019

    Click here to read the July 26, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, the announcement of the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to farmers at the beginning of next month, information on the newly launched Congressional Crop Insurance Caucus, AACI's Q2 report, and details on how to sign up for the AACI Leadership program. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! July 26, 2019
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    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA Leaders announce second round of MFP Payments

    On Thursday July 25, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Update announcing details on the second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments. July 24, 2019
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  • Pennsylvania farmers consider crop insurance a must-have tool

    Pennsylvania Farmers Consider Crop Insurance a Must-Have Tool

    National Crop Insurance Services visited Brian Campbell Farms as part of their mission to tell first-hand stories of farmers and ranchers who rely on the safety net provided by the federal crop insurance program. Campbell credits crop insurance for his growing success, saying, “If it wasn’t for whole farm revenue protection today, you know, I may not be at the size (farm) that I am.” July 16, 2019
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    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA Leaders discuss prevented planting and cover crops

    On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Update regarding details around the USDA Leaders discussing prevented planting and cover crops. July 02, 2019
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  • Farm bill expands crop insurance for young, veteran farmers

    Farm Bill Expands Crop Insurance for Young, Veteran Farmers

    Farming can be an especially daunting task for those that are a part of traditionally underserved communities, such as beginning farmers or veterans. Congress recognized the importance of supporting these farmers and took steps to increase their access to crop insurance with the 2018 Farm Bill. July 02, 2019
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  • Mitch Daniels, former Governor of Illinois and current president of Purdue University

    In farm children, I see virtues that one sees too rarely these days

    “There I witnessed virtues that one sees to rarely these days. Hard work, practical manual skill, a communitarian ethic, woven tightly into the fabric of everyday life.” – Mitch Daniels, former Governor of Indiana and current president of Purdue University June 24, 2019
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  • Financial woes on the farm bode ill for the nation

    Financial Woes on the Farm Bode ill for the Nation

    Rural America is resilient. Our farmers will continue to work the land in hopes that the next season will bring renewed abundance. But they are also relying on Washington, D.C., to take decisive action to stand by U.S. farm families as we negotiate a quick end to ongoing trade disputes. June 13, 2019
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  • Crop insurance supports Pennsylvania dairy farmers in lean times

    Crop insurance supports Pennsylvania dairy farmers in lean times

    Farmers across Pennsylvania say crop insurance plays a critical role in keeping family operations going. Pennsylvania is second in the nation in dairy, and has lost 370 farms in the past year according to the USDA. May 30, 2019
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    AACI ISSUE Update - Trade Aid Updates

    On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Update. May 23, 2019
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