Crop insurance still target in Senate farm bill debate

May 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/31/2013, p4
The article reports on the debate in the U.S. Senate related to the crop insurance in the farm bill. It notes that the amendment from Senators Dick Durbin and Tom Coburn would apply adjusted gross income (AGI) limits to crop insurance premiums and will incentivize farmers not to take crop insurance. It also cites the support of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) to policies that encourage all growers who want to take crop insurance to be able to participate in the program.


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