This week's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts.All cuts are Mark Lange, President and CEO of the National Cotton Council.
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Crop insurance is key to farm policy says Mark Lange, President and CEO of the National Cotton Council pointing out the importance of timely payments to growers.
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Lange says the long term viability of America's food and fiber supply will be strengthened by the public private partnership of crop insurance which he believes will be preserved through the upcoming Farm Bill negotiations.
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There were no requests for an Ad Hoc disaster program by the agriculture industry.Lange says this is surprising with all the disaster faced in 2011 but shows the importance of crop insurance.
Lange says Ag is using Crop insurance as a risk management tool and relies on it being in future farm policy.