Aug 28, 2012
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Crop Insurance Key to Farm Risk Management 56

Many farm operators across the upper Midwest are facing the most severe crop loss since 1988, with some producers facing the most significant drought since the 1930s. There will undoubtedly be large financial losses in many areas of the regions to farm operators, associated businesses, and local communities, even in some portions of southern Minnesota. However, the financial losses to corn and soybean producers in 2012 will be somewhat mitigated by Federal Crop Insurance coverage....More
Aug 28, 2012
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Crop Threat From Isaac Limited

Delta crops face a threat from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to intensify into a hurricane as it crosses the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall early on Wednesday along the central U.S. Gulf Coast. However, the damage should be limited as long as the storm hits with the projected intensity and moves quickly through the region as expected, and Isaac should help ease the drought in the lower Midwest....More

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