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Long-Awaited Farm Bill Unveiled

(4/17/2018) On April 12, 2018, the House released its long-awaited version of the latest Farm Bill (H.R.2). This lengthy legislation contains eleven titles, including the c... full story

Crop Insurance Top Priority for Farm Bill

(3/07/2018) Kenneth Ackerman, a former administrator of the USDA’s Risk Management Agency, recently published an article entitled Top Priority for the 2018 Farm Bill: Pro... full story

Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts Crop Insurance

(2/13/2018) PIA is opposed to the steep cuts to crop insurance once again included in the Trump Administration proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019, which was released Mond... full story

Trump Says He Supports Crop Insurance

(1/09/2018) Speaking at the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention on Jan. 8, President Trump said Congress would include the subsidies for crop insurance premiums in t... full story

Crop Insurance Focus of Farm Bill

(1/03/2018) As House and Senate members begin working on the next farm bill, crop insurance has become an area of more intense focus. Low commodity prices and the possibili... full story

PIA Opposes Cuts to Crop Insurance in Trump Budget

(5/23/2017) 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... full story

PIA Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Crop Insurance Cuts

(3/08/2016) In December 2015, a massive grassroots campaign by PIA helped lead Congress to overwhelmingly reverse a planned $3 billion cut to crop insurance... full story

President Obama Proposes $18 Billion Cut to Crop Insurance

(2/18/2016) Once again, President Obama is seeking to cut funds from the federal crop insurance program—this time, by $18 billion over ten years.. The proposal is part of... full story

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