Indemnity fund proposed to protect Texas grain farmers

Smith, Ron
October 2010
Southwest Farm Press;10/21/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p1
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the proposed indemnity fund aimed to protect Texas grain farmers. It reports that the indemnity insurance is focused on the protection for farmers following the bankruptcy of the Dorchester Grain Co. which left several farmers with losses worth 3 million dollars. It cites that farmers opt for large grain facilities for storage of grains through elevators. Meanwhile, farm economist Mark Welch states that the proposed indemnity fund is yet to be discussed.


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