Farmers urged to insure crops against drought failure

Farmers are being encouraged to take out commercial crop insurance policies to help their businesses become more financially resilient against drought.

The measure was one being pushed yesterday at Canberra’s drought summit, with the few pioneering grain growers who have bought crop insurance premiums this year now being rewarded with hefty cheques despite their failed crops.

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Publication: The Australian
Date: 26 October 2018

By Sue Neales