Making crop insurance more expensive could threaten participation

A Cornell University study found that contrary to indications from previous research, increases in crop insurance premium rates would probably lead to reduced participation. Making crop insurance more expensive would "not only hinder farmers' ability to invest in sustainable farm operations, but may push many farmers out [of] insurance and eventually out of business," writes professor and study author Joshua Woodard.   https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jori.12260