Focus on Farmers and Crop Insurance



This paper by John Grgurich discusses the need for the crop insurance program during drought years, such as 2012, and understanding its effects on farmers. As the author explains, crop insurance is the "silver lining" for farmers who would be in financial trouble because of weather conditions. But because of the industry's effective delivery of indemnity payments, this will help our farmers continue to grow the necessary crops.

 Why the Worst Drought in 50 Years Won't Bankrupt American Farmers, by John Grgurich