Crop Insurance

The United States

Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Farmer Premiums
CropFarmer Premiums
1995-2016
Policies
Corn$19,995,796,69511,086,724
Soybeans$11,186,769,73110,350,167
Wheat$8,023,144,0287,037,903
Cotton$3,758,849,7321,910,389
Grain Sorghum$1,067,694,3093,462,336
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage$605,509,790172,941
Miscellaneous Crops$600,914,978428,235
Potatoes$498,405,223100,082
Peanuts$461,777,545466,800
Dry Beans$447,056,375581,532
Sunflowers$403,661,3601,317,679
Sugar Beets$393,943,506283,143
Barley$378,599,4331,312,126
Almonds$352,457,44575,464
Flue Cured Tobacco$315,703,014207,014
Rice$285,914,580373,149
Canola$270,779,923344,211
Apples$269,861,79670,083
Grapes$228,908,272135,217
Forage Production$201,314,387469,947
Burley Tobacco$171,334,890325,970
Hybrid Corn Seed$168,419,551161,309
Dry Peas$154,899,909257,313
Nursery (FG&C)$148,227,78634,907
Cherries$148,074,07031,512
Onions$123,908,08025,502
Raisins$95,404,07945,948
Tomatoes$94,072,86629,183
Prunes$91,732,80817,644
Cotton Ex Long Staple$89,603,36228,337
Fresh Market Tomatoes$87,021,10410,686
Revenue Coverage Corn$80,683,50353,085
Adjusted Gross Revenue$65,242,5517,183
Orange Trees$65,200,57548,009
Navel Oranges$56,412,86231,193
Peaches$56,039,87116,973
Oats$54,967,1481,189,665
Pecans$54,766,68918,542
Popcorn$48,735,25094,240
Green Peas$45,258,875102,269
Flax$43,223,357336,000
Whole Farm Revenue Protection$37,675,3902,534
Sweet Corn$37,426,49492,782
Millet$37,237,210176,414
Tobacco$36,309,260235,148
Peppers$32,172,7402,435
Table Grapes$30,451,24811,492
Pistachios$29,605,9432,395
Rangeland$29,583,88824,642
Sugarcane$29,141,93222,815
Oranges$27,245,40613,447
Processing Beans$23,494,62436,714
Cigar Binder Tobacco$22,844,8288,549
Blueberries$22,615,72111,485
Revenue Coverage Soybeans$22,404,62639,282
Apiculture$22,391,3933,592
Walnuts$22,143,30225,209
Valencia Oranges$21,115,64520,386
Cranberries$20,794,26711,577
Forage Seeding$20,368,392214,555
Fresh Market Sweet Corn$20,206,30411,969
Lemons$19,362,04812,457
Citrus II$16,887,55725,287
Grapefruit Trees$15,752,16813,137
Plums$15,079,49810,119
Nursery (container)$14,304,3837,061
Citrus VII$13,707,13114,956
Mandarines/Tangerines$13,403,7581,759
Adjusted Gross Revenue-lite$12,912,7493,017
Citrus Trees IV$12,687,8135,914
Fire Cured Tobacco$12,598,71327,318
Mandarins$12,598,6612,599
Avocados$11,879,29419,705
Processing Cling Peaches$10,659,0107,858
Hybrid Sorghum Seed$10,513,47946,111
Safflower$9,660,63173,241
Fresh Nectarines$9,534,8319,315
Annual Forage$8,781,9036,091
GRP Corn$8,114,05310,251
Citrus I$7,808,86131,933
Pears$7,612,60017,370
Cigar Wrapper Tobacco$7,297,988466
Silage Sorghum$7,229,42551,570
Alfalfa Seed$7,027,6711,991
Sweetpotatoes$6,469,8594,154
Strawberries$6,018,3192,002
Clams$5,951,5654,276
Grapefruit$5,948,9884,536
Fresh Apricots$5,906,4483,058
Citrus Trees$5,671,2292,106
Fresh Market Beans$5,629,2551,255
Citrus$5,566,29914,043
Olives$5,560,5762,444
Mustard$5,527,04838,175
Watermelons$5,398,363505
Rio Red & Star Ruby$5,346,0165,764
Cabbage$5,341,2393,904
Processing Apricots$5,333,7291,390
Macadamia Trees$4,921,034700
Citrus Trees I$4,737,3694,650
All Other Citrus Trees$4,228,00512,164
Fresh Freestone Peaches$4,142,3999,205
Citrus V$3,751,4715,504
Mint$3,711,4771,673
Cultivated Wild Rice$3,258,640986
Minneola Tangelos$3,045,3812,551
Figs$2,975,3581,002
Avocado Trees$2,972,6993,731
Dark Air Tobacco$2,853,60817,020
Citrus Trees V$2,727,7771,957
Macadamia Nuts$2,589,904637
Rye$2,345,11716,032
GRP Soybeans$2,172,6166,311
Stonefruit$2,060,6082,476
Sesame$2,016,01023,360
Citrus IV$1,674,54412,012
Processing Cucumbers$1,591,5801,681
Fresh Plum$1,336,0842,529
Cucumbers$1,256,675551
Processing Freestone$1,234,0201,735
Pumpkins$1,190,5251,415
Tangelos$1,148,5101,039
Buckwheat$928,7852,368
Citrus Trees II$924,9871,073
Income Protection Wheat$892,380476
Income Protection Corn$818,4121,059
Chile Peppers$812,760792
Early & Midseason Oranges$725,5264,225
Late Oranges$657,0031,021
Ruby Red Grapefruit$651,5911,839
Tangors$646,933614
Grass Seed$586,744729
GRP Forage Production$571,1777,381
Lemons$566,00649
Income Protection Cotton$543,80483
cifp_0080$539,63250
Clary Sage$393,86287
Citrus VIII$377,7741,361
Lime Trees$333,511427
Sweet Potatoes$314,245189
Crambe$206,7022,177
Sweet Oranges$199,679676
Winter Squash$147,9201,090
Coffee$117,532498
Citrus III$64,3821,210
GRP Peanuts$57,24710
Carambola Trees$57,239283
Coffee Tree$53,772192
Mango Trees$51,933604
Grp Wheat$49,307118
Cigar Filler Tobacco$47,752396
Maryland Tobacco$32,512419
Raspberry And Blackberry$23,948148
Tangerine Trees$23,36343
Citrus Trees III$22,174110
Papaya$19,04063
Orlando Tangelos$10,683116
GRP Grain Sorghum$8,87310
Papaya Tree$4,64672
Camelina$1,803149
GRP Cotton$1,7274
Banana$1,38432
All Other Grapefruit$34957
Kinnow Mandarins$013
1995-2016$52,657,033,58944,668,406

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 1995-2016 is $14.6 billion.

 

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