Louisville, KY (July 9, 2012)
While it is too early to assess the full extent of losses caused by the current drought, officials at Farm Credit Mid-America urge growers in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee to contact their lenders and crop insurance advisors now to discuss short- and long-term drought effects on their operations.
Louisville, KY (March 5, 2012)
Farmers have until March 15 to purchase or modify crop insurance policies for 2012. The deadline applies to most spring-planted field crops, including corn and soybeans.
Louisville, KY (January 30, 2012)
Kansas State University economist, researcher and author, Dr. Art Barnaby, lead conversations with Farm Credit customers at the recent January 17th Dickson and Fayetteville, TN gatherings.
Louisville, KY (March 9, 2011)
Farmers have until March 15 to purchase or modify crop insurance policies for 2011. The deadline applies to most spring-planted field crops, including corn and soybeans.
Louisville, KY (December 9, 2010)
The purpose of any insurance, whether it is auto, life, home, etc., is to protect against a loss. Farmers have a high level of risk of loss with crops. There’s high input costs to plant and harvest a crop, volatile markets conditions and changing weather patterns to name a few.