Mar 28, 2013
Nemaha County Herald
Peru Residents Are Asked to Return Community Survey by Friday, April 5
As reported two weeks ago, a Peru Community Needs identification survey was mailed to about 230 households.
Insurance Journal West
Record Crop Insurance Claims Fuel Debate Over Government Subsidies for Farmers
Farmers will be paid a record $16 billion in crop insurance claims for 2012 because of the widespread drought, a staggering amount that has critics calling for changes to what they say is an inefficient taxpayer subsidy the government cannot afford.
Record crop insurance payout stirs subsidy debate
While farmers buy crop insurance from private companies, the federal government subsidizes their premiums and picks up the tab for losses over a certain amount.