Organic Farmers Ask to ‘Level the Field’ for Crop Insurance

Michigan Public News Service reports that organic growers are treated differently from conventional growers when it comes to Crop Insurance. The article states:

That’s because organic farmers pay a 5-percent surcharge for crop insurance, yet if they incur a loss, it is paid at conventional rates instead of the higher market value of their organic crop.

Read or listen to the full story here:
Organic Farmers Ask to ‘Level the Field’ for Crop Insurance.

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