The great crop insurance debate

From the National Wheat Foundation

Recently, Capital Press published a great piece on crop insurance focusing on how it is the only guarantee of help when disaster strikes for farmers. The piece opens with an interview with NAWG Secretary and Paterson, WA wheat farmer Nicole Berg who talks about the role that crop insurance plays on her farm:

Berg, who is now secretary of the National Association of Wheat Growers, and her family instead received a payment from the crop insurance they bought that year for about 70 percent of their farm’s average production, about 25 bushels per acre, minus the wheat remaining in the field that they decided not to harvest. Read the rest of the Wheat Foundation’s blog post here.