National Crop Insurance Services

• #ICYMI: New Series Documents Crop Insurance’s Importance as Congress Hammers Out Farm Bill

• #Nevada crops contribute $736 million to the state's #economy

• How are taxpayer dollars used efficiently in #cropinsurance?

• Hay and mushrooms are #NewHampshire's top #crops

• #Cropinsurance protects 154,816 acres in #NewJersey

• Who are Approved Insurance Providers? #cropinsurance

• “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

• "#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

• #Cropinsurance protects 7.7 million acres in #NewMexico

• "I use #cropinsurance on my own farm to make sure I’m in business next year." Mike Heuring, Indiana

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.

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• USDA: Farmers Face Unrivaled Income Volatility //

• Crop Insurance Must be Protected in Upcoming Farm Bill //

• New Crop Insurance Study Provides Valuable Farm Bill Insight //

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

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

• West Virginia ranks 10th for apple production //

• What are Administrative & Operating (A&O) Payments? //

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

• Over 99 percent of Wisconsin’s farms are family-owned //

• Who are Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs)? //

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Cotton Market Commentary -

Cotton futures are 50 to 147 points in the green on Tuesday. The Monday afternoon Crop Progress report showed that 58% of the US cotton crop had

Corn Market Commentary -

Corn futures are showing steady trade or fractional losses at midday. USDA reported a private export sale of 239,630 MT of 18/19 corn to Mexico

Lean Hogs Market Commentary -

Lean hog futures are showing 5 cent to $1.35 gains at midday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.74 on September 21 to $60.85. The USDA pork carcass

Cattle Market Commentary -

Live cattle futures are mixed at midday, with nearby Oct down a dime and back months higher Feeder cattle futures are 10 to 55 cents in the green on

Wheat Market Commentary -

Wheat futures are currently 5 to 8 1/4 cents lower in the nearby contracts on Tuesday. The average trade guess ahead of Friday’s quarterly

Soybeans Market Commentary -

Soybean futures are trading 3 to 4 cents higher at the moment. Nearby soy meal is up $1.90/ton, while soy oil 6 points higher. A 24-hour union

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