Farm programs are written to provide a basic level of risk protection to help offset bad economic times and severe weather. No one buys insurance for the good times, and similarly, farm bill programs provide critical tools to help farmers and ranchers manage risk. As farmers and ranchers prepare for the development of the 2018 farm bill, Farm Bureau is leading the way in moving the discussion forward and providing resources that address the relevant issues.
Resource: AFBF Farm Bill Slides
Click the link to view the latest AFBF slides on the 2018 farm bill.
Crop Insurance Myths and Facts
Farm Bureau is an active member of a coalition of farm and commodity groups, crop insurance companies, lenders, and crop insurance agents that work jointly on protecting crop insurance. The following fact sheets are products of that coalition.