Crop Insurance

Utah

Background Information

Total Costs

Indemnities

Administrative and Operating Expense Reimbursements

Premium Subsidy

Farmer Premiums

Indemnities by County in Utah

Indemnities
CountyIndemnities
1995-2018
Policies
Utah County, Utah$25,347,1081,651
Box Elder County, Utah$21,521,1578,449
San Juan County, Utah$14,697,0644,908
Cache County, Utah$6,746,3795,247
Millard County, Utah$3,713,9771,290
Sanpete County, Utah$3,626,118945
Beaver County, Utah$2,541,199407
Uintah County, Utah$2,334,740456
Garfield County, Utah$2,247,79825
Juab County, Utah$1,797,555536
Emery County, Utah$1,730,226205
Sevier County, Utah$1,304,455219
Grand County, Utah$1,025,88723
Unknown county in Utah$854,607380
Tooele County, Utah$814,292179
Iron County, Utah$726,295104
Duchesne County, Utah$714,963199
Summit County, Utah$675,11219
Carbon County, Utah$605,87751
Washington County, Utah$583,76032
Piute County, Utah$423,22916
Davis County, Utah$414,567367
Wayne County, Utah$273,91891
Kane County, Utah$273,67215
Salt Lake County, Utah$248,82970
Wasatch County, Utah$120,3478
Morgan County, Utah$117,800158
Daggett County, Utah$98,4885
Weber County, Utah$77,527324
Rich County, Utah$28,12919
1995-2018$95,685,07526,398

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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