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USDA Improves Livestock Crop Insurance Policies with New Options

News Release WASHINGTON, April 28, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is updating livestock insurance policies to improve options for producers and to create additional opportunities for producers to participate. USDA’s Risk Management Agency’s (RMA) updates to...

Biden isn’t banning meat, USDA chief says

Originally published by Politico: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/04/26/biden-not-banning-meat-usda-484609 Conservative lawmakers and commentators spread false claims that Biden’s recent pledge to curb greenhouse gas emissions included a proposal to cut red meat...

LGM Cattle: Lessons From Historical Analysis

Understanding how an insurance product has operated historically provides insights that may help maximize its future potential. LGM-Cattle (LGM) has been available since 2006, yet participation has remained low because there was no premium subsidy until July 1, 2020....