Farmers nationwide buy insurance to protect against losses or underperforming harvests and the federal government helps subsidize the coverage. The insurance helps to back the agricultural industry in Kansas, which has experienced low commodity prices in recent years. About $74 million in losses was paid out to Kansas farmers in 2016, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Farmers nationwide buy insurance to protect against losses or underperforming harvests and the federal government helps subsidize the coverage. The insurance helps to back the agricultural industry in Kansas, which has experienced low commodity prices in recent years. About $74 million in losses was paid out to Kansas farmers in 2016, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. File photo MCT
Farmers nationwide buy insurance to protect against losses or underperforming harvests and the federal government helps subsidize the coverage. The insurance helps to back the agricultural industry in Kansas, which has experienced low commodity prices in recent years. About $74 million in losses was paid out to Kansas farmers in 2016, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. File photo MCT
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Senator says Trump promised him no cuts to program aiding Kansas farmers

September 03, 2017 02:15 PM