Crop Insurance

The United States

Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Indemnities
CropIndemnities
1995-2014
Policies
Corn$39,589,715,49410,056,167
Wheat$16,594,195,0536,414,908
Soybeans$15,279,050,2079,352,177
Cotton$11,036,117,3651,734,620
Grain Sorghum$2,687,556,7313,131,207
Flue Cured Tobacco$1,231,509,281198,093
Sunflowers$1,190,051,6171,173,691
Peanuts$989,068,644424,696
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage$945,851,429135,652
Apples$862,486,64573,982
Potatoes$857,894,98298,283
Dry Beans$780,266,441525,433
Barley$767,955,9761,214,154
Burley Tobacco$698,002,245323,686
Rice$682,275,076337,249
Canola$659,838,191300,339
Sugar Beets$623,728,674258,360
Nursery (FG&C)$594,931,70357,036
Forage Production$476,288,682462,060
Onions$340,277,33324,814
Cherries$316,410,90927,177
Almonds$310,855,53967,339
Cotton Ex Long Staple$296,701,23526,728
Grapes$296,662,891124,948
Fresh Market Tomatoes$292,568,39711,925
Dry Peas$237,501,234212,855
Hybrid Corn Seed$225,950,526149,503
Peaches$216,564,98921,478
Prunes$186,508,32516,581
Tobacco$184,706,647236,075
Navel Oranges$163,419,40233,555
Adjusted Gross Revenue$158,433,5618,313
Oats$114,893,6921,100,621
Rangeland$108,498,17824,652
Tomatoes$105,342,02027,920
Orange Trees$103,389,63446,815
Pecans$99,786,35117,201
Cigar Binder Tobacco$95,507,9948,234
Flax$95,333,537301,806
Green Peas$93,680,83794,819
Popcorn$84,969,81989,063
Peppers$84,142,5202,897
Millet$75,244,413148,596
Citrus VII$74,330,47915,812
Valencia Oranges$68,781,31921,606
Table Grapes$57,340,54410,670
Forage Seeding$54,100,077188,403
Sweetpotatoes$54,035,3624,246
Sweet Corn$53,108,74786,937
Watermelons$51,082,634505
Citrus II$51,054,36427,363
Processing Beans$46,514,72033,943
Sugarcane$43,429,45122,646
Revenue Coverage Corn$43,203,78653,103
Avocados$43,157,80718,757
Nursery (container)$39,354,51710,120
Fresh Market Sweet Corn$38,419,93514,947
Mandarins$37,225,4463,230
Adjusted Gross Revenue-lite$35,900,6904,365
Blueberries$35,708,32311,508
Lemons$34,992,23012,564
Citrus I$34,341,33534,454
Cranberries$31,502,98411,798
Cigar Wrapper Tobacco$30,921,087548
Apiculture$30,394,0322,322
Grapefruit Trees$29,742,80412,533
Fresh Market Beans$28,106,4581,223
Silage Sorghum$26,646,61137,989
Raisins$26,177,04543,586
Fire Cured Tobacco$25,528,44626,008
Pistachios$25,496,8821,328
Plums$24,620,8669,631
Clams$21,766,5944,447
Hybrid Sorghum Seed$21,145,73439,998
Safflower$21,021,55565,367
Citrus V$20,338,6945,999
Cabbage$18,009,2493,945
Walnuts$16,605,49922,901
Mustard$16,031,33032,348
Pears$14,867,36116,721
Strawberries$14,835,9072,208
Alfalfa Seed$13,872,4201,701
Fresh Apricots$13,532,5482,981
Processing Cling Peaches$13,177,1667,234
Fresh Nectarines$12,774,5428,872
Macadamia Nuts$12,512,655651
Olives$11,895,3231,509
Revenue Coverage Soybeans$10,277,80739,287
Citrus IV$10,111,99312,805
Processing Cucumbers$10,047,7951,693
Processing Apricots$9,928,9831,496
Stonefruit$9,217,8472,499
Minneola Tangelos$9,068,1513,019
Fresh Plum$8,146,5362,550
Cultivated Wild Rice$7,438,6921,165
Annual Forage$6,860,6491,225
GRP Corn$6,617,09710,771
Mint$6,605,5051,570
Lime Trees$5,903,500434
All Other Citrus Trees$5,867,94412,096
Fresh Freestone Peaches$5,641,5978,808
Grapefruit$5,206,2403,887
Dark Air Tobacco$5,160,30415,503
Rye$4,749,27115,248
Sesame$4,359,85912,498
Rio Red & Star Ruby$4,292,3905,694
Figs$4,042,8581,019
Citrus$3,706,06714,430
Pumpkins$3,043,5941,013
GRP Soybeans$2,099,3116,887
Chile Peppers$1,546,300915
Cucumbers$1,448,238193
Buckwheat$1,237,3871,683
Winter Squash$1,089,9941,126
Lemons$954,45019
Processing Freestone$932,7571,639
Early & Midseason Oranges$898,0144,205
Coffee$732,020374
Avocado Trees$716,1863,611
Income Protection Wheat$715,378476
Citrus III$708,5751,634
Citrus Trees IV$582,9465,922
Macadamia Trees$541,478701
Oranges$525,3695,165
Sweet Oranges$451,823866
Income Protection Cotton$298,36286
Maryland Tobacco$290,399602
Ruby Red Grapefruit$237,6951,852
Crambe$231,9862,240
GRP Forage Production$228,9757,421
GRP Cotton$189,60015
Late Oranges$178,1911,021
Income Protection Corn$158,1141,068
Orlando Tangelos$153,423187
Citrus VIII$131,8021,754
Tangelos$122,728320
Raspberry And Blackberry$73,712237
Grp Wheat$71,874148
Citrus Trees I$66,8114,657
Grass Seed$42,918432
Papaya$28,55490
Sweet Potatoes$28,211170
Cigar Filler Tobacco$27,372382
Citrus Trees II$21,2461,092
Citrus VI$13,165108
Lemon Trees$12,42524
Citrus Trees$12,3712,135
GRP Peanuts$8,49910
Mango Trees$8,222594
Camelina$6,798219
All Other Grapefruit$5,016101
Carambola Trees$4,013276
Banana$1,31547
GRP Grain Sorghum$1,26227
Citrus Trees V$3611,973
Citrus Trees III$161141
Oysters$075
Tangerine Trees$033
Kinnow Mandarins$019
Banana Tree$07
Coffee Tree$0156
Papaya Tree$074
Mandarines/Tangerines$0267
Tangors$0260
1995-2014$102,415,870,46340,269,181

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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