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Published April 05, 2010, 09:00 AM

Time to make a frugal switch

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — As USDA’s Risk Management Agency struggles to renegotiate a new standard reinsurance agreement with private crop insurers, why isn’t Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack directing USDA-RMA officials and local county FSA employees to put a true government alternative on the table to address the runaway costs of federal crop insurance?

By: Alan Roebke,

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