National Crop Insurance Services

• #ICYMI: New Series Documents Crop Insurance’s Importance as Congress Hammers Out Farm Bill http://bit.ly/2NkAkyG

• #Nevada crops contribute $736 million to the state's #economy http://bit.ly/2MOjLf2

• How are taxpayer dollars used efficiently in #cropinsurance? http://bit.ly/2mSEiQU

• Hay and mushrooms are #NewHampshire's top #crops http://bit.ly/2wHuH4g

• #Cropinsurance protects 154,816 acres in #NewJersey http://bit.ly/2Q2Beyt

• Who are Approved Insurance Providers? #cropinsurance http://bit.ly/2GTD7ck

• “It is a total #protection plan for our food supply. If you lose your farmers, you lose your #food. It’s that simple.” Jeff Coke, Kentucky http://bit.ly/2MMVeHz

• "#Cropinsurance plays a #vital role in our operation as far as being able to sleep at night an ensuring that we will have a tomorrow." Brennan Gilkison, Kentucky http://bit.ly/2NOgXuS

• #Cropinsurance protects 7.7 million acres in #NewMexico http://bit.ly/2Q4Hcib

• "I use #cropinsurance on my own farm to make sure I’m in business next year." Mike Heuring, Indiana http://bit.ly/2CjoqB1

Farm Policy Facts

Social Spotlight: Crop Insurance Essential Strengths

 

The ongoing Farm Bill debate is sure to feature serious policy discussions about the benefits of crop insurance.

The fact is, crop insurance has become the cornerstone of the American farm safety net. But explaining why it has become the cornerstone can be difficult, especially if your audience is not familiar with crop insurance.

National Crop Insurance Services has a great resource to help you explain the “why” with 12 essential strengths in easy to understand and brief language with ready-to-go shareable social media graphics.

Check it out at cropinsuranceinamerica.org/about-crop-insurance/why-its-essential

 

• USDA: Farmers Face Unrivaled Income Volatility //bit.ly/2rC6Lgd

• Crop Insurance Must be Protected in Upcoming Farm Bill //bit.ly/2wydqgj

• New Crop Insurance Study Provides Valuable Farm Bill Insight //bit.ly/2rCZ0pp

• Washington’s agriculture industry contributed more than $11.4 billion to the state’s economy. //bit.ly/2IekG2i

• “With crop insurance at least you know your worst case scenario." Todd Snider, California. //bit.ly/2mSMY9P

• West Virginia ranks 10th for apple production //bit.ly/2rBav1f

• What are Administrative & Operating (A&O) Payments? //bit.ly/2BZYu85

• “Crop insurance, for me, not only proved to be essential, it’s the reason I’m in business today.” John Michael Pillow, Mississippi //bit.ly/2IaN9Ka

• Over 99 percent of Wisconsin’s farms are family-owned //bit.ly/2Kftm95

• Who are Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs)? //bit.ly/2GTD7ck


 
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