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Keith Gray Named USDA Risk Management Agency Chief of Staff

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Alabama native Keith Gray has been appointed chief of staff for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) by the Trump administration and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. Gray has decades of political experience on and off Capitol Hill and formerly served as National Affairs director for the Alabama Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance. Previously, he was …

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Sales Closing Dates Near for Most Crops

Dan Industry News Release

Expanded Options available to enhance Farm Safety Net Last year’s hurricanes, wildfires, and droughts, devastated parts of the South, Midwest, Northern Plains, and California, and were a stark reminder that agriculture is an inherently risky business. Federal crop insurance indemnities for these disasters totaled more than $1 billion in 2017. “The prosperity of the rural economy depends on our farmers …