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Farmer participation a key metric when evaluating federal crop insurance

A professor of applied economics points to a key metric when measuring the success of federal crop insurance.

Marin Bozic with the University of Minnesota tells Brownfield if Title I programs aren’t used much, that’s a signal they need to be modified, scrapped, or otherwise improved.

“But when it comes to crop insurance and Title I programs in general, we have seen increasing demand for those services over the life of the current farm bill.”

He suggests farmer participation makes for a strong argument as some in Congress consider cutting back on certain safety nets.

    

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