Farm Progress

Max Armstrong highlights a list from American Farm Bureau about weather disasters in the U.S., as farmers prep for risk management.

March 13, 2023

Max Armstrong shares the importance of risk management to farmers, as weather associated production risk impacts farmers. Farm Bureau has put together a list of impressive numbers that highlight weather and climate disasters. Last year there were 18 disasters with damages exceeding $1 billion. Drought and wildfires accounted for $20 billion in crop losses, from Texas to Kansas to South Dakota. For many years they’ve tried to make crop insurance programs work for all crops.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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