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Farm Bill to Expire, Won’t Affect Crop Insurance
The current Farm Bill will expire on September 30, as Congress was not able to pass a new authorization. This will not affect the federal crop insurance ...
New Crop Insurance Videos
Two short and informative videos about crop insurance were released last week by the National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS)...
Drought Could Spell Steep Crop Insurance Losses:
Concern is beginning to be expressed that severe temperatures and lack of rain may cause steep losses in the Midwest’s corn crop, but insurers remain hopeful ...
Compromise Farm Bill Headed for House Vote
House and Senate agriculture leaders agreed on Monday January 27 on a compromise version of the often-delayed Farm Bill...
Letter Adopted by House Ag Committee Affirms Crop Insurance
The House Agriculture Committee adopted a letter February 26 which outlines the committee’s budget recommendations for the agencies and programs under its ...
Crop Insurance Payouts for Drought Reach $14.7 Billion
Crop insurance policies have paid out more than $14.7 billion as of Feb. 18 related to losses from the 2012 drought, according to National Crop Insurance ...
PIA Signs Letter to Congress Supporting Crop Insurance
PIA has signed on to a letter that was sent to all Members of Congress expressing support for the federal crop insurance program...
PIA Crop Insurance Leaders Interviewed in AGWEEK
Last week’s AGWEEK published an article on the crunch time for crop agents and their farmer clients marketing crop insurance...
NAIC Publishes Primer on Crop Insurance
Crop insurance is an important risk management tool for many farmers...
PIA Fighting to Preserve Private/Public Partnership of Crop Insurance
Mike Becker, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, said PIA is fighting to preserve the “very ...
PIA Joins 391 Groups Urging No More Farm Bill Cuts
PIA National has signed a letter to Congress along with 391 other organizations urging that the 2014 Farm Bill not be re-opened for additional cuts during the ...
Crop Payouts Approach $11 Billion for 2011
The Risk Management Agency (RMA) reports that losses paid out by crop insurance companies to farmers last year now surpass $10.7 billion and are edging closer ...
PIA Grassroots Alert on Farm Bill; Amendment PIA Opposed is Defeated
The Senate is currently debating S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 (Farm Bill)
PIA Crop Agents Prepare for a Long Battle
PIA’s crop insurance agents are outfitted for a long battle
Could Drought Cause First Crop Insurance Loss Since 2002?
Bruce Babcock, an economics professor at Iowa State University, said that crop insurers may report their first underwriting loss since 2002 because of the ...
Kentucky Farmers Will Need Crop Insurance This Year
Even while the federal government predicts record profits for U.S. farmers this year, Kentucky will see some of the worst corn yields in the country, meaning ...
PIA Lobbying Prompts USDA to Issue Crop Anti-Rebating Bulletin
Action by PIA prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to issue a memo reaffirming the federal prohibition on the practice of rebating in the sale of crop ...
Crop Insurance Program Expands for First-time Farmers
The U.S. Agriculture Department has released a new interim rule designed to provide additional crop insurance options for beginning farmers. It went into ...
Crop Insurance Losses Continue to Rise
Since the start of 2013, 597 counties in 14 states have been declared primary natural disaster areas by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack due to drought ...
PIA to Attend NAIC Spring Meetings in Houston
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is scheduled to hold its spring meeting in Houston, TX April 4 – 9...
Crop Insurance Escapes Cuts in Joint Budget Resolution
On April 30, 2015, Congress' Joint Budget Conference released their proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Budget that, in a victory for PIA members, did not include any ...
PIA Crop Insurance Group Back on Capitol Hill This Week
Less than two months after the PIA Federal Legislative Summit, members of the PIA National Crop Insurance Working Group are back in Washington, D.C. for ...
PIA Joins in Opposition to Crop Amendment
PIA has joined with the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) and the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) in opposition to an amendment to the ...
NAIC Summer Meeting Begins This Week
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners summer 2014 National Meeting will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, from Thursday, August 14 to Tuesday, ...
PIA Opposes Cuts to Crop Insurance in Trump Budget
PIA is opposed to the steep cuts to crop insurance included in the Trump Administration’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which was just released...
USDA Declares Largest-Ever Drought Disaster in 26 States
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made the largest natural disaster declaration in its history and designated 1,016 counties in 26 states in the ...
PIA Agents Decry Attack by Federal Employees Union
A federal employees union wants to expel private sector crop insurance agents – and possibly insurance companies – from a large swath of the federal crop ...
PIA Action Alert—Stop the Crop Cuts!
Two weeks ago, in large part due to intensive lobbying by PIA members, leaders in both the House and Senate pledged to reverse $3 billion in cuts to crop ...
PIA Comments on Crop Requested by Department of Agriculture
PIA recently provided comments to the Department of Agriculture regarding its request for comments on crop...
PIA Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Crop Insurance Cuts
In December 2015, a massive grassroots campaign by PIA helped lead Congress to overwhelmingly reverse a planned $3 billion cut to crop insurance...