• Why Crop Insurance Matters

    Why Crop Insurance Matters to You

    In 2016, the crop insurance program paid out almost $4 billion in indemnities to producers across the U.S. who purchased crop insurance. It works as a safety net against perils such as drought, flooding, freeze and frost, and hail. Learn more about how NAU Country can help you manage your farming operation’s risk! February 26, 2019
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  • Scholarships for the next generation farmers

    NCIS Fosters Next Generation Through Agriculture Scholarships

    National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) proudly helps foster the next generation of America’s agricultural community and promotes diversity through the NCIS 1890 Scholarship Program. February 21, 2019
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  • Jim and Larry

    Crop Insurance Sets Record, Saves Money, Protects America’s Heartland in 2018

    More than 334 million acres of farmland were protected by crop insurance in 2018, a 20 million acre increase over 2017 and an all-time high. And, crop insurance came in $2 billion under original federal budget projections for the year. February 19, 2019
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  • All About Crop Insurance

    New to Crop Insurance? Here’s How it Works

    The government developed the public-private partnership of federal crop insurance in order to protect and support farmers and thereby helping to stabilize the economies of the rural communities that rely on agriculture, without leaving taxpayers solely on the hook financially. February 13, 2019
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  • Iowa Farmers Insurance Invaluable

    Family Farms in Iowa Find Crop Insurance Invaluable

    It’s a full-time job for me just managing the books, managing the risk, forward planning, and strategic planning. Crop insurance protects that bottom line. It’s by far the best government program we have, hands down. February 05, 2019
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    10 Things to know about the 2018 Farm Bill

    Producers will gain farm program flexibility and modestly larger support from the federal safety net in the 2018 Farm Bill, which takes effect with 2019 crops. It will be easier to switch between ARC and PLC, marketing loan rates are higher, and there's the possibility of a 15% increase in PLC reference prices. Congress delivered on the top priority of farm groups: maintenance of a strong crop insurance program. Provisions would remove crop insurance barriers to cover crops. January 24, 2019
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  • New Farm Bill

    New Farm Bill with Strong Crop Insurance Becomes Law

    The American Association of Crop Insurers, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau, Crop Insurance Professionals Association, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, and National Crop Insurance Services issued a joint statement in response to the recent Farm Bill signing January 22, 2019
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  • 2019WholeFarm

    2019 Whole Farm Revenue Protection updates

    NAU Country has made dedicated efforts in all facets of our team to become the Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) experts, providing you with updates, training, and the most knowledgeable staff in the industry. As we look ahead to 2019 there are many important changes coming. January 03, 2019
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    AACI ALERT - The Farm Bill has passed!

    On Thursday, December 20, 2018, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI ALERT. December 20, 2018
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  • Crop insurers comment on 2018 Farm Bill conference report

    Across the Country, Ag Groups Hail the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report as a Win

    Ahead of the House vote on the 2018 Farm Bill conference report, agriculture groups and organizations across the country have hailed the bill as a win for producers, rural communities and American consumers. December 13, 2018
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