USDA expands whole-farm insurance

USDA expands whole-farm insurance

RAMPING up a pilot safety net program first conducted this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will enhance the program in 2016 and will offer it to every county in the country.

"Whole-Farm Revenue Protection insurance allows producers who have previously had limited access to a risk management safety net to insure all of the commodities on their farm at once instead of one commodity at a time," USDA deputy secretary Krysta Harden expl

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