Scrutinizing Crop Insurance

With Direct Payments Gone, Insurance Drawing Unwanted Attention

Chris Clayton , DTN Ag Policy Editor
Crop Insurance is drawing some unwanted attention from legislators looking to make cuts. (DTN file photo by Russ Quinn)
Now that direct payments are gone, crop insurance has moved into the line of fire for possible budget cuts in 2015. That concerns Mary Kay Thatcher, a lobbyist for the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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