• Investing in our Future

    Investing in the Future of Agriculture

    National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) is proud to invest in the future of agriculture through the NCIS 1890 Scholarship Program. NCIS awards scholarships to students majoring in agriculture-related disciplines at historically-black 1890 Land Grant Universities. Congratulations to these young men and women! January 28, 2020
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  • Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

    USDA invites input on Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Rule

    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). The rule – now available on the Federal Register – takes effect on publication and includes changes to the program prescribed by the 2018 Farm Bill. January 15, 2020
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  • Iowa cover crop

    Iowa cover crop incentive

    Iowa farmers that planted cover crops in the fall of 2019 may be eligible for a $5 per acre premium reduction on their 2020 crop insurance. Some restrictions may apply. The application deadline is January 15, 2020. Please reach out to your NAU Country Marketing Rep for more information today! December 18, 2019
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  • Illinois cover crop incentive

    Illinois cover crop incentive

    Illinois farmers that planted cover crops in the fall of 2019 may be eligible for a $5 per acre premium reduction on their 2020 crop insurance. Some restrictions apply. The application deadline is January 15, 2020. December 16, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - December 13, 2019

    Click here to read the December 13, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, the deadline extension for both the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) and the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), the House Ag hearing on credit conditions, and information on registration for the AACI/NCIS annual meeting. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! December 13, 2019
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  • Crop insurance is a farm business must

    Crop insurance a farm business must

    “Crop insurance is just like all the other insurance you have. We end up spending a lot of money on insurance, but you can sleep at night knowing if something happens, you are going to be protected partially and you will be able to rebound from it and continue on.” – Steve Durfee, Dairy Farmer December 10, 2019
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  • Giving Thanks for Our Farmers

    Giving Thanks for Our Farmers

    This Thursday as you gather around the Thanksgiving table with your family and friends, we hope you pause for a moment to give thanks for America’s farmers and ranchers. Our farmers work long hours all year long to make the Thanksgiving bounty we enjoy possible. And farmers are thankful for the Federal crop insurance program. November 27, 2019
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    USMCA Secures Wins for Wheat, Advances for Agriculture

    Farm Policy Facts.org offers their view on the benefits of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Their main point is that USMCA is a win for wheat, and it’s also a win for agriculture, a win for our economy, and a win for America. It’s time for Congress to pass USMCA now! November 19, 2019
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  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - November 15, 2019

    Click here to read the November 15, 2019, AACI Newsletter including general updates, the second extension on premium interest, criticism on trade aid payments, and crop insurance concerns. You don't want to miss this edition. Read more! November 15, 2019
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  • America’s farmers face a tough harvest

    America’s Farmers Face A Tough Harvest

    America recently celebrated National Farmer Day, a day of praise for the farmers who work tirelessly to feed our communities. But commodity prices remain low. Farm bankruptcies are rising. Trade disputes have tightened important export markets. Farmers are even battling adverse weather again – with record early snowfall in the northern plains. November 13, 2019
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