Crop insurance coverage tops 300 million acres for first time

Producers enrolled a record 311.5 million acres in the federal crop insurance program in 2017, topping the previous mark of 295.9 million acres in 2015, says USDA data. The taxpayer-subsidized program is the largest federal support for growers and is expected to be a target for reformers during debate on the 2018 farm bill. Growers are… » Read More

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