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Rice Industry Looks for Insurance Fix Due to Flood

Monday, May 8th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Newsletter Archive Arkansas rice farmers are pleading for relief from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) following recent floods. Of particular concern is a farm bill regulation related to crop insurance that restricts farmers options for planting crops following the drawdown of floodwaters. The provision related to insurance requires farmers to replant rice up to June 10th if […] Read more...