Northwest farmers fret over farm bill, crop insurance

From NW News Network

The U.S. House of Representatives recently failed to pass a farm bill and Northwest farmers are worried that the process is not plowing ahead.

The farm bill is a massive piece of federal policy that guides everything from food stamps to land conservation to agricultural research. One of the top things the farm bill does is offer crop insurance.

Farmer Nicole Berg said her family pays for that crop insurance, but it’s something they likely couldn’t get on the private market because of the high risk of farming. Read the rest of the story here.