Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement welcoming the news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will move forward with implementing the Actual Production History (APH) adjustment for 2015 spring-planted crops. This crop insurance provision in the Agricultural Act of 2014 allows yield adjustments when losses are widespread and beyond the control of producers.
Lucas Statement on the Passing of Stewart Doan
Tamara Hinton, 202.225.0184
WASHINGTON – Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement today on the passing of Stewart Doan. Mr. Doan was a respected agricultural journalist and senior editor of Agri-Pulse.
"Along with the rest of the agriculture community, I was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our friend, Stewart Doan. Beyond being a talented journalist and broadcaster, Stewart was just a quality person.
"His passing is a tremendous loss to all of us who appreciated and respected his fair storytelling and analysis. His brand of reporting on farm policy and his role in our community will be missed.
"My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues."