Crop Insurance

The United States

Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Farmer Premiums
CropFarmer Premiums
1995-2014
Policies
Corn$17,400,769,17310,056,167
Soybeans$9,774,908,4299,352,177
Wheat$7,041,090,8596,414,908
Cotton$3,293,545,9811,734,620
Grain Sorghum$898,433,6883,131,207
Potatoes$470,923,86398,283
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage$446,024,106135,652
Peanuts$397,839,341424,696
Dry Beans$386,352,425525,433
Sunflowers$362,158,1641,173,691
Sugar Beets$341,364,238258,360
Barley$330,593,8451,214,154
Flue Cured Tobacco$264,932,981198,093
Almonds$251,825,13967,339
Apples$233,920,70373,982
Canola$226,441,632300,339
Rice$220,003,784337,249
Grapes$188,988,014124,948
Forage Production$179,294,101462,060
Nursery (FG&C)$159,560,51357,036
Hybrid Corn Seed$155,802,154149,503
Burley Tobacco$146,333,864323,686
Cherries$107,591,08727,177
Dry Peas$107,058,566212,855
Onions$106,021,24224,814
Fresh Market Tomatoes$96,779,42811,925
Raisins$83,648,15643,586
Tomatoes$82,387,08427,920
Revenue Coverage Corn$80,721,30153,103
Adjusted Gross Revenue$72,096,0678,313
Prunes$71,157,16616,581
Peaches$67,468,25021,478
Orange Trees$63,275,61046,815
Cotton Ex Long Staple$62,304,44826,728
Navel Oranges$61,194,55633,555
Pecans$48,613,93117,201
Oats$48,120,1301,100,621
Popcorn$43,071,47089,063
Green Peas$39,031,69294,819
Flax$37,272,038301,806
Peppers$36,627,9582,897
Tobacco$36,540,649236,075
Sweet Corn$33,206,49986,937
Millet$32,444,455148,596
Rangeland$29,330,53824,652
Sugarcane$26,427,68522,646
Table Grapes$24,772,12210,670
Cranberries$23,312,49611,798
Revenue Coverage Soybeans$22,405,36339,287
Valencia Oranges$21,912,17921,606
Processing Beans$21,145,45533,943
Fresh Market Sweet Corn$20,330,16614,947
Cigar Binder Tobacco$19,810,1228,234
Citrus II$19,386,30127,363
Blueberries$18,766,80511,508
Adjusted Gross Revenue-lite$18,469,9964,365
Forage Seeding$16,941,024188,403
Walnuts$16,626,85222,901
Lemons$16,538,29212,564
Mandarins$16,451,4943,230
Citrus VII$15,817,78815,812
Apiculture$15,237,7362,322
Nursery (container)$14,406,46610,120
Grapefruit Trees$13,316,29712,533
Plums$12,457,6819,631
Citrus Trees IV$12,206,0405,922
Avocados$10,235,02818,757
Fire Cured Tobacco$9,905,04526,008
Hybrid Sorghum Seed$9,684,16539,998
Processing Cling Peaches$8,991,9617,234
Citrus I$8,823,93434,454
GRP Corn$8,754,64410,771
Safflower$8,385,66465,367
Pears$7,957,67916,721
Cigar Wrapper Tobacco$7,420,541548
Fresh Nectarines$7,194,1548,872
Strawberries$6,285,2782,208
Pistachios$6,169,7301,328
Sweetpotatoes$6,143,8514,246
Silage Sorghum$5,894,27037,989
Oranges$5,841,5165,165
Citrus Trees$5,739,4532,135
Citrus$5,715,69414,430
Clams$5,581,1374,447
Alfalfa Seed$5,455,3591,701
Fresh Market Beans$5,232,9671,223
Cabbage$5,120,3093,945
Fresh Apricots$4,902,1892,981
Rio Red & Star Ruby$4,871,1775,694
Mustard$4,738,25332,348
Processing Apricots$4,582,4331,496
Citrus Trees I$4,525,0894,657
Macadamia Trees$4,383,628701
All Other Citrus Trees$4,374,85612,096
Citrus V$4,109,4985,999
Watermelons$3,884,768505
Minneola Tangelos$3,770,8873,019
Mint$3,672,4201,570
Cultivated Wild Rice$3,438,6031,165
Grapefruit$3,316,1963,887
Fresh Freestone Peaches$3,271,2898,808
Olives$3,124,7721,509
Figs$2,781,4361,019
Macadamia Nuts$2,709,196651
Citrus Trees V$2,610,3121,973
Avocado Trees$2,504,3133,611
GRP Soybeans$2,479,6636,887
Annual Forage$2,461,7671,225
Dark Air Tobacco$2,234,95915,503
Stonefruit$2,060,6082,499
Citrus IV$1,899,07912,805
Rye$1,829,81115,248
Processing Cucumbers$1,556,2881,693
Fresh Plum$1,341,6232,550
Processing Freestone$1,038,5501,639
Coffee$1,033,180374
Sesame$1,001,44512,498
Citrus Trees II$903,6391,092
Income Protection Wheat$892,380476
Pumpkins$858,4631,013
Chile Peppers$832,542915
Income Protection Corn$826,9141,068
Buckwheat$775,2121,683
Early & Midseason Oranges$652,8084,205
Ruby Red Grapefruit$626,8571,852
GRP Forage Production$579,4447,421
Cucumbers$555,356193
Income Protection Cotton$554,77686
Late Oranges$530,9161,021
Citrus VIII$511,0891,754
Lime Trees$289,934434
Tangors$250,515260
Oysters$240,74975
Sweet Oranges$239,486866
Crambe$180,0452,240
Grass Seed$168,216432
Citrus III$164,0871,634
Winter Squash$136,2591,126
Lemons$113,31919
Mandarines/Tangerines$100,549267
Sweet Potatoes$86,361170
Tangelos$76,538320
Citrus VI$72,424108
Carambola Trees$71,882276
Grp Wheat$63,382148
Lemon Trees$62,63824
GRP Peanuts$57,24710
Cigar Filler Tobacco$42,975382
Mango Trees$42,546594
Maryland Tobacco$37,720602
Raspberry And Blackberry$34,575237
Citrus Trees III$23,768141
GRP Grain Sorghum$19,77927
GRP Cotton$17,81015
Coffee Tree$13,306156
Orlando Tangelos$12,751187
Tangerine Trees$11,85533
Papaya$5,39090
Camelina$4,276219
Banana$2,28047
All Other Grapefruit$571101
Papaya Tree$50274
Kinnow Mandarins$019
Banana Tree$07
1995-2014$45,256,592,47640,269,181

METHODOLOGY: EWG obtained county level crop insurance information from USDA Risk Management Agency which shows premium subsidies, indemnities and farmer premiums at the county/crop level by crop year. Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements to crop insurance companies (A+O), Other program fund costs, Other administrative and operating fund costs expenses, and Government earned interest were allocated to the crop/county level by using the national expenditures/revenue of the Crop Insurance program (available here for 2003-2014 and from RMA previous to 2003) in each category and attributing them the crop/county level by total premiums. EWG was unable to attribute underwriting gains to the county/crop level. Underwriting gains (or losses) are paid to insurance companies when the insurance companies collect more in total subsidies than are paid out in indemnities. Since underwriting gains are paid by company on the basis of all of their policies, EWG was unable to allocate underwriting gains by crop or by region. The total underwriting gains for 1995-2014 is $14.6 billion.

 

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