Farms Threatened by Federal Tax Changes

Chuck Zimmerman

If the combination of extreme drought and historically hot temperatures isn’t giving farmers enough to worry about this summer, sweeping changes to the federal wealth transfer tax system are looming large. Yet, many family farmers are not aware of the full implications of these possible changes – including losing their farms. “Few farmers fully understand there is a limit to …

Agribusiness, Insurance

Weatherbill Supplementing Federal Crop Insurance

Chuck Zimmerman

Jeff Hamlin is the Director of Agronomic Research for Weatherbill. At the Ag Media Summit I met Jeff and learned “what is Weatherbill?” Jeff says “We provide weather insurance that pays farmers for the types of bad weather events that cost them yield.” He says their product is designed to work along with the federal crop insurance as a supplement …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Audio, Insurance