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Farmers: Is Crop Insurance Working For You?

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Farmer Marion Kujawa looks over an ear of corn picked from one of his fields this week near Ashley, Ill. According to the Illinois Farm Bureau the state is experiencing its sixth driest year on record. (Photo by Scott Olson | Getty Images)

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.