Sentiment is mounting in Congress to reform federal crop insurance laws to better protect farmers against low prices and bad weather.

More than a half-dozen bills have been introduced since March, and at least two more are on the way. They all aim to encourage more farmers to buy crop insurance by increasing subsidies.

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