Alfalfa growers want improved USDA crop insurance program

Alfalfa growers want improved USDA crop insurance program

Alfalfa growers weigh in on federal crop insurance during a recent listening session held in Woodland, Calif., conducted by USDA. Alfalfa growers want faster claim service, a closer premium-claim paid ratio, and paid claims based on crop quality and price.    

Alfalfa growers weighed in on federal crop insurance during a listening session held in Woodland, Calif., conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The USDA Risk Management Agency contracted with Agralytica Consulting of Alexandria, Va., to conduct listening sessions around the country in an effort to improve current federal crop insurance for forage producers.

The objective is to provide growers of alfalfa, grass hay, and other forage crops with better protection f

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