NPPC questions findings of study on CDSE insurance

Main obstacle is removing statutory cap of $20 million for conducting livestock programs.

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently submitted comments questioning the legitimacy of a study commissioned by the Federal Crop Insurance Corp. to determine the feasibility of developing an appropriate insurance program for swine producers as protection against a catastrophic swine disease event (CSDE).

Since federal crop insurance plans have become such a major component of the support system for producers of field and specialty crops, the pork industry asked Con

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