WASHINGTON, DC (February 22, 2023) – Today, the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) released farm bill policy recommendations for the 118th Congress. Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau Chairman and CEO of Crop Risk Services Brian Young issued the following statement in support:
“Today’s announcement from FACA illustrates the importance of diverse stakeholders collectively working together to find common ground regarding climate smart agriculture policy in the upcoming Farm Bill. As these conversations continue, it is critical to protect the integrity of programs, such as crop insurance, by using reliable data to develop solutions that work for stakeholders across the board – FACA’s recommendations are a step in the right direction.
The bottom line is crop insurance is a critical tool in the toolbox for farmers across the country whether they are just getting their foothold in the industry or are continuing the legacy of generations that came before them. We look forward to continuing to ensure that crop insurance remains farmers’ first defense to challenges associated with climate and extreme weather conditions.”
To read the recommendations, click here.
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