Crop Insurance

The United States

Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Indemnities
CropIndemnities
1995-2017
Policies
Corn$42,132,580,29211,622,764
Wheat$18,956,184,3367,351,065
Soybeans$17,302,179,47910,859,753
Cotton$12,261,557,7901,996,901
Grain Sorghum$2,863,490,1153,629,820
Miscellaneous Crops$1,781,369,140452,277
Flue Cured Tobacco$1,545,468,239212,493
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage$1,348,478,203196,826
Sunflowers$1,269,477,8321,388,863
Peanuts$1,210,887,258488,000
Rice$1,150,902,167391,060
Apples$946,166,65072,197
Dry Beans$932,307,978610,347
Potatoes$875,129,524104,030
Burley Tobacco$867,561,444331,684
Barley$852,524,7371,366,750
Canola$754,513,054367,339
Sugar Beets$680,684,466296,039
Forage Production$576,507,144482,471
Nursery (FG&C)$541,262,31735,459
Cotton Ex Long Staple$463,401,60629,528
Cherries$462,506,57533,630
Almonds$451,900,39679,581
Dry Peas$448,416,538278,449
Onions$413,886,78326,820
Grapes$398,603,017138,709
Prunes$258,485,00318,198
Fresh Market Tomatoes$251,206,18911,101
Hybrid Corn Seed$233,845,251167,732
Pistachios$232,929,6393,025
Whole Farm Revenue Protection$190,321,9744,479
Peaches$186,344,80817,470
Tobacco$183,918,376235,148
Adjusted Gross Revenue$181,340,3117,186
Navel Oranges$156,237,58331,193
Oats$134,531,0351,240,301
Tomatoes$126,858,05730,336
Green Peas$116,594,105106,221
Pecans$110,767,81219,844
Rangeland$108,488,71224,642
Flax$107,911,296352,820
Orange Trees$102,946,70849,641
Cigar Binder Tobacco$98,691,0988,766
Popcorn$93,562,24698,677
Blueberries$87,536,26412,295
Table Grapes$85,418,02711,803
Millet$83,260,446190,303
Peppers$82,057,4572,591
Citrus VII$73,137,12014,956
Forage Seeding$69,610,779228,889
Sweet Corn$67,176,94496,309
Valencia Oranges$65,892,84320,386
Apiculture$63,106,0815,138
Avocados$62,087,71420,702
Processing Beans$55,538,81138,899
Annual Forage$54,874,09310,785
Sweetpotatoes$54,023,5284,154
Fire Cured Tobacco$53,975,27028,306
Watermelons$51,082,634505
Citrus II$50,075,56725,287
Sugarcane$47,512,19023,604
Revenue Coverage Corn$43,196,29853,085
Fresh Market Sweet Corn$37,224,02312,300
Nursery (container)$35,337,3137,061
Alfalfa Seed$35,217,7062,263
Mandarins$33,341,7742,599
Adjusted Gross Revenue-lite$33,283,4393,017
Citrus I$32,572,34031,933
Lemons$32,344,72913,172
Cranberries$31,576,30812,059
Plums$29,806,57110,448
Fresh Market Beans$28,996,5741,296
Grapefruit Trees$28,707,55113,663
Silage Sorghum$28,362,35558,599
Raisins$27,519,39545,468
Cigar Wrapper Tobacco$25,220,173479
Clams$24,259,4824,306
Safflower$24,213,51177,366
Hybrid Sorghum Seed$23,410,61449,186
Walnuts$22,614,25426,614
Cabbage$22,057,5714,093
Mustard$18,709,62141,410
Mandarines/Tangerines$18,620,0772,522
Citrus V$17,608,8085,504
Processing Cling Peaches$17,272,6448,193
Oranges$16,778,05016,504
Pears$16,408,14318,062
Fresh Apricots$15,830,2393,175
Olives$15,628,5682,904
Fresh Nectarines$15,448,5989,598
Dark Air Tobacco$14,895,38318,038
Strawberries$14,407,2182,002
Processing Apricots$13,122,1351,421
Macadamia Nuts$11,256,694637
Revenue Coverage Soybeans$10,277,80739,282
Processing Cucumbers$9,903,0161,681
Citrus IV$9,424,25112,012
Stonefruit$9,160,7402,476
Grapefruit$8,611,2035,048
Mint$8,292,9371,807
Cultivated Wild Rice$8,210,6831,057
Fresh Plum$8,142,4432,529
Fresh Freestone Peaches$7,708,1339,496
Sesame$7,573,51228,939
Minneola Tangelos$7,269,6502,551
GRP Corn$6,234,16510,251
Pumpkins$6,229,0051,667
Rio Red & Star Ruby$6,018,3975,961
Lime Trees$5,903,500427
Rye$5,774,01716,852
All Other Citrus Trees$5,711,72212,447
Cucumbers$4,604,096774
Figs$3,954,5771,016
Clary Sage$3,372,204196
Citrus$3,235,47314,043
Coffee$1,754,328582
ciin_0080$1,740,182122
Sweet Potatoes$1,660,786217
Tangelos$1,536,8981,373
Buckwheat$1,530,0492,772
GRP Soybeans$1,426,1086,311
Chile Peppers$1,355,237845
Processing Freestone$1,279,0711,802
Early & Midseason Oranges$1,121,5094,353
Winter Squash$1,085,0141,090
Lemons$1,065,16960
Grass Seed$764,173875
Income Protection Wheat$715,378476
Citrus Trees IV$582,9465,914
Macadamia Trees$541,478712
Avocado Trees$517,5313,854
Sweet Oranges$382,378676
Ruby Red Grapefruit$366,7941,882
Papaya$322,19568
Income Protection Cotton$298,36283
Late Oranges$260,8541,066
GRP Forage Production$228,7707,381
Maryland Tobacco$227,057419
Crambe$211,1472,177
Citrus III$174,7671,210
Income Protection Corn$155,2301,059
Tangors$137,981767
Orlando Tangelos$112,812116
Citrus VIII$107,1331,361
Citrus Trees I$66,8114,650
Grp Wheat$65,194118
Raspberry And Blackberry$63,391148
Papaya Tree$52,84478
Cigar Filler Tobacco$27,673405
Citrus Trees II$21,2461,073
Citrus Trees$12,3712,106
GRP Peanuts$8,49910
Mango Trees$8,222622
All Other Grapefruit$4,52857
Carambola Trees$4,013290
Banana$2,45232
Citrus Trees V$3611,957
Citrus Trees III$161110
GRP Cotton$04
GRP Grain Sorghum$010
Tangerine Trees$050
Kinnow Mandarins$013
Coffee Tree$0220
Camelina$0195
1995-2017$116,442,151,84446,795,807

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 2008-2017 and from RMA previous to 2008) 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 1995-2017 is $14.6 billion.

 

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