Crop Insurance

Lander County, Nevada

Background Information

Total Costs


Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Farmer Premiums by County in Lander County, Nevada

Farmer Premiums
CountyFarmer Premiums
Pershing County, Nevada$14,708,9982,853
Humboldt County, Nevada$14,106,316764
Elko County, Nevada$8,462,323132
Lander County, Nevada$6,723,65330
Nye County, Nevada$4,395,05624
White Pine County, Nevada$4,387,51138
Washoe County, Nevada$3,987,58590
Churchill County, Nevada$3,200,195279
Lincoln County, Nevada$1,918,70226
Lyon County, Nevada$1,374,259183
Unknown county in Nevada$1,332,029238
Eureka County, Nevada$812,53642
Mineral County, Nevada$764,67929

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 1995-2018 is $14.6 billion.


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