Crop Insurance

Wasco County, Oregon

Background Information

Total Costs


Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Indemnities by County in Wasco County, Oregon

Umatilla County, Oregon$209,369,51353,756
Morrow County, Oregon$138,922,51312,232
Gilliam County, Oregon$66,610,5207,231
Wasco County, Oregon$48,144,0186,728
Sherman County, Oregon$44,316,97614,469
Malheur County, Oregon$40,668,14514,950
Klamath County, Oregon$28,373,9624,498
Union County, Oregon$11,330,4323,924
Wallowa County, Oregon$7,296,9042,839
Washington County, Oregon$6,432,0251,347
Jackson County, Oregon$6,420,204500
Hood River County, Oregon$4,850,5124,197
Marion County, Oregon$4,771,1902,021
Yamhill County, Oregon$4,656,9402,204
Coos County, Oregon$4,340,244989
Polk County, Oregon$3,567,1981,189
Jefferson County, Oregon$3,531,4941,123
Baker County, Oregon$2,268,584756
Benton County, Oregon$1,997,461334
Curry County, Oregon$1,608,638288
Clackamas County, Oregon$1,325,084804
Harney County, Oregon$1,018,957101
Linn County, Oregon$973,459495
Crook County, Oregon$809,902252
Multnomah County, Oregon$754,847261
Unknown county in Oregon$720,541373
Douglas County, Oregon$709,013226
Lake County, Oregon$616,20780
Josephine County, Oregon$595,354136
Lane County, Oregon$577,717374
Grant County, Oregon$360,6337
Deschutes County, Oregon$9,52431
Columbia County, Oregon$015

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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