WASHINGTON -- Agricultural lenders may be able to breathe easier when making loans to farmers if Congress adopts the Clinton Administration's crop insurance reform proposal.

The proposed Federal Crop Insurance Reform Act of 1994 would combine crop insurance and disaster funds and make government crop subsidies contingent upon a grower carrying the basic, low-priced, federally provided protection.

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