“I’d rather not collect on crop insurance.”
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"To critics I'd say take one year in my shoes, on a bad year, and see if you like crop insurance or not."
“I like to think we are feeding the world.”
"We've had 6 claims in 15 years and without [crop insurance], I don't think we'd be farming."
Vernon & Shelley Williams-Medical Lake, Washington
Crop insurance "helps us sleep at night.."
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"Farmers tell me 'I don't want to collect on my crop insurance.'"
Janet Haight & Gretchen Strasser
Mark Sherry, Washington Wheat Farmer
Crop insurance is "an essential tool I have to have."
Father & Son Carry on Farming Tradition
Don & Beau Van Winkle
We buy insurance because, if we have a bad year, it gives us a chance to keep farming.
“This is my livelihood. I love it!”
Without crop insurance the last three years, we would have lost money.
Advance Marketing Pays Off
We've only used crop insurance 2 out of the last 10 years but those 2 years, we had to have it to make it work.
Farmer, Moore, Montana
Crop Insurance Part of Long Term Marketing Plan
Chris and Jason Sylte
Crop insurance, as long as I've been farming, its been an extremely important tool on our farm.
Farmers, Ipswich, South Dakota
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If [crop insurance] got to be where we couldn't afford it, we'd probably have to quit farming.
Devon Yurosek, Farmer, Bakersfield, California
The only way for us to stay in the game is to have crop insurance.
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