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Crop and Livestock Insurance Claims

National Business Institute’s “Farm Law” Webcast

Making sense of the ever-evolving legal issues and challenges faced by the agriculture producers and businesses is the focus of the National Business Institute’s “Farm Law” national webcast on April 3, 2013. Jeremiah Buettner, a member of the Agriculture and Equine Industry Group at McAfee & Taft and trial lawyer who has successfully represented agriculture producers in disputes involving crop insurance claims, is a featured guest speaker.

In his presentation titled “Crop and Livestock Insurance Claims,” Buettner discusses the federal crop and livestock insurance programs offered through U.S. government and the various avenues and processes for resolving disputes involving denied claims. Specific topics covered include:

  • Federal Crop Insurance Act
  • Agriculture Risk Protection Act
  • Role of the USDA’s Risk Management Agency
  • Types of crop insurance
  • Types of dispute resolution
  • Administrative procedures for claims denials
  • Federal livestock policies