Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces New Farm Bill Provision for Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack


Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new Farm Bill provision that will provide direct relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. Spring crops eligible for APH Yield exclusion for the 2015 crop year will include corn, soy beans, spring wheat, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, barley, canola, sunflowers, peanuts and popcorn.

New Farm Bill Provision Announced 

Secretary Vilsack and Risk Management Agency Administrator Brandon Willis comments on the premiums.

How will premiums affect farmers?

With the APH Yield Exclusion, Vilsack discusses those affected by drought?

Farmers affected by drought

Read the full news release here.