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The Hurricane Season Has Begun: Farmers Are Encouraged To Secure Their Crops and Livestock

Dr Eric Browne, specialist in Agro-Forestry, while discussing the importance of Agriculture and food security, encouraged farmers to secure their crops and livestock as the hurricane season has begun.Dr. Browne suggests that in the case of farmers, prevention is particularly better than cure because unlike a home, which can be insured, insurance companies.

“In terms of insuring, as we would insure a house and things like that, there are difficulties with that, because you find agriculture is a very risky business to insure. So you may find that some agencies may shy away from it. Also what you may find is, you want to insure something, but there is nothing really to back up your insurance.

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