Aspen Claims Service

Indiana Crop Insurance Payouts for ’12 Losses Top $1B

 Tuesday, March 19, 2013

 Insurance Journal

Indiana crop insurance payouts for losses during last year’s drought have reached a record $1 billion. Purdue University said that Indiana farmers have received the payouts for 2012 corn, soybean and wheat losses. That’s nearly twice as much as the previous record of $522 million in 2008. Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt says the total will likely grow in the coming weeks as final claims are filed. He says the payouts are the primary reason Indiana’s farm sector income has not collapsed under drought losses.

U.S. Crop-Insurance Claims Jump Amid Planting Delays

 Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Taxpayers Turn U.S. Farmers Into Fat Cats With Subsidies

 Monday, September 9, 2013


Record-Breaking $17.3 Billion in Crop Losses Last Year; Significant Portion Potentially Avoidable

 Tuesday, September 3, 2013

 Natural Resources Defense Council

Fraud Used to Frame Farm Bill Debate

 Tuesday, June 18, 2013

 New York Times

Crop Insurance Losses Mount in Midwest

 Tuesday, September 18, 2012

 Insurance Journal

Crop Insurance Payouts at a Record $9.1 Billion

 Wednesday, January 25, 2012

 Insurance Journal