TITLE

Farmers shoulder nearly $17 billion in losses in 2012

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/12/2013, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 12.7 billion U.S. dollar losses shouldered by farmers in the U.S. in 2012 as part of their deductibles to crop insurance policies. An editorial written by Tom Zacharias, president of National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS), noted the facts that are relevant when assessing crop insurance value, such as the indemnities to farmers cost. The editorial also discussed the crop insurance indemnity payments made by farmers.
ACCESSION #
88033554

 

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