29 Sep '11, 3pm

Farm Bill Proposal: “Risk Management for America’s Farmers”

ASA’s 2012 Farm Bill Proposal: "Risk Management for America’s Farmers" Savings Would Be Used for Agriculture’s Share of Deficit Reduction September 29, 2011…Saint Louis, Missouri…The American Soybean Association today released its proposal for the 2012 Farm Bill, "Risk Management for America’s Farmers." "This proposal will help farmers manage the risks they face from adverse weather, crop disease, and volatile commodity markets," stated ASA President Alan Kemper, a soybean producer from Lafayette, Ind. "ASA believes the current farm program safety net can be made more effective, efficient, and defensible by reallocating baseline funding to this revenue-based program that improves risk management and complements crop insurance," Kemper added. Because the proposal would replace current farm programs, this proposal would also result in savings that help agriculture contribute...

Full article: http://www.soygrowers.com/newsroom/releases/2011_releases...

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