A summer of excessive heat and drought around the world has led food prices toward a late-summer spike and has caused a leading global humanitarian group to warn of higher food costs in years to come. The 2012 drought is affecting nearly 80 percent of the United States’ agricultural land, and consumers will feel the effects… Read more »
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Crop insurance programs get attention when weather conditions are dreadful or Congress is debating a new Farm Bill, but few people who aren’t involved in agriculture understand it at all. Help us explain what even non-farmers should know about it.