Cattle Group Leaders Say Livestock Insurance Equivalent to Crop Insurance Welcomed


Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Feb 16, 2021


American Farm Bureau Chief Economist John Newton says that in the 2023 farm bill there should be careful consideration to providing a livestock insurance program equivalent to federal crop insurance. South Dakota Stock Grower’s Association President Scott Edoff says having a better insurance program in place would be beneficial for producers.


Nebraska Cattlemen Association President Bill Rhea also thinks having an insurance program for livestock producers similar to crop insurance would be welcomed. He says that’s why his group has worked hard to get advancements in the current Livestock Revenue Protection or LRP program.


Edoff says there are several ways livestock producers could be insured...


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