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Farmers, Others Worried About Crop Insurance Status

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Despite last year’s drought, one of the worst since the Dust Bowl, farmers were so heavily insured that Congress’ not passing a farm bill was met with a collective shrug.

Losing “the direct payment is something that is not going to hurt them nearly as much to lose than, say, if the crop insurance program were drastically reworked,” Williams said.

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