• NAU Country President and NCIS Chairman Jim Korin spoke at recent NCIS Convention  Katie Ferrier LaMere

    NAU Country President and NCIS Chairman Jim Korin stresses the importance of crop insurance in 2020 at the recent NCIS Convention

    Jim Korin, Chairman of NCIS and President of NAU Country, spoke at the recent NCIS annual convention about the value of crop insurance especially after a difficult 2019. March 10, 2020
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  • Sustainability is a way of life for America’s farmers

    Our View: Sustainability is Way of Life for America’s Farmers

    Now, America’s farmers and ranchers are again breaking new ground with the formation of Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF). FSF is a coalition organization of more than 20 groups representing the vast diversity of American agriculture who all share a commitment to sustainably producing the world’s food, feed, and fiber supply. March 10, 2020
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  • FarmForecastWeb

    Our View: Farm Forecasts Remain Gloomy, Congress Must Reject Ag Budget Cuts

    Agricultural groups have expressed concerns about cuts to crop insurance, agricultural conservation programs, research efforts, and food aid after the USDA released their 2020 Farm Income Forecast, and the Office of Management and Budget proposed substantial cuts to the farm safety net. March 05, 2020
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  • Crop Insurance Protects!

    Crop Insurance Protects Rural America, Solidifies Popularity as Risk-Management Tool

    In 2019, farmers purchased 1.1 million crop insurance policies, collectively paying $3.75 billion in premiums and shouldering more than $10 billion in deductibles. Contact NAU Country Insurance Company today to help manage your risk in 2020. February 25, 2020
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  • Hemp crop insurance coverage

    NAU Country announces the Hemp Actual Production History (APH) Program

    Let NAU Country help protect your coverage against yield loss due to insurable causes of loss for hemp grown for fiber, grain, and/or Cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Contact your NAU Country Marketing Representative or NAU Country Agent today, to find out more! February 24, 2020
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  • New Year, Same Tired Criticisms of Farm Policy

    Our View: New Year, Same Tired Criticisms of Farm Policy

    From Farm Policy Facts “Our View”: “There’s not a farmer that I’ve talked to around the country that would rather have aid instead of trade,” Dr. John Newton, Chief Economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation. February 04, 2020
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  • 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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