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PIA Comments on Value of Crop Agents in American Agent & Broker

As Congress continues to work on the 2012 Farm Bill, American Agent & Broker magazine takes an extended look at the federal crop insurance program
May 8, 2012

As Congress continues to work on the 2012 Farm Bill, American Agent & Broker magazine takes an extended look at the federal crop insurance program. It traces the history of the program that began 75 years ago and is now a public/private partnership in which independent insurance agents write more than one million crop insurance policies.

The article details the cutbacks that the crop insurance program has endured in recent years, as well as the attack on crop insurance agents initiated by a union representing federal employees of the Farm Service Agency (FSA). PIA comments throughout the article, which you can read here.

Read PIA's comments on crop insurance: From Acorns to Zucchini (American Agent & Broker 5/12)

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