Crops

Insured Acres

Total Acres

Percent Insured

Avocado

2,178

5,800*

38%

Blueberries

3,865

5,200*

74%

Cabbage

2,048

9,300*

22%

Corn

56,751

90,000

63%

Cotton

103,983

112,000

93%

Cucumbers

536

25,000*

2%

Flue Cured Tobacco

1,071

NA

NA

Fresh Market Tomatoes

14,680

29,000*

51%

Grain Sorghum

325

NA

NA

Oats

107

NA

NA

Peanuts

150,184

165,000

91%

Potatoes

21,737

27,000

80%

Rice

22,297

NA

NA

Soybeans

10,267

NA

NA

Sugarcane

390,642

408,200

96%

Wheat

1,017

NA

NA

Crop Pilot Programs

County Availability

Total Liability

Apiculture

All Counties

$35,767,784

Pasture, Rangeland, Forage

All

$166,806,029

Whole Farm Revenue Protection

All

$124,743,746

Dollar Liability Program

Total Dollar Liability

Citrus includes (Grapefruit, Lemons, Mandarins/Tangerines, Oranges, Tangelos, Tangors)

$382,896,661

Fresh Market Sweet Corn

$26,096,588

Fresh Market Tomatoes

$54,378,706

Nursery - Field Grown and Container

$535,586,840

Pecans (Revenue)

$558,691

Peppers

$14,440,804

Florida Fruit Tree

County Availability

Total Liability

Avocado Tree

Miami-Dade

$29,526,066

Carambola Tree

Lee, Miami-Dade

$3,232,376

Lemon Trees

Hendry, Martin, St. Lucie

$3,854,489

Lime Trees

Lee, Miami-Dade

$271,757

Mango Trees

Miami-Dade

$857,928

Grapefruit, Orange and Other Citrus Trees

Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, De Soto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Lucie, Volusia

$1,339,221,673

* 2018 total acres (2019 acres not available as of January 2020)

15 Year Crop Insurance History for Florida

Year

Policies Earning
Premium

Net Acres Insured

Liability

Gross Premium

Losses

Loss Ratio

2005

14,479

1,373,027

2,973,811,338

106,372,568

335,086,858

3.15

2006

14,833

1,370,441

3,049,039,461

83,182,553

229,598,389

2.76

2007

13,593

1,228,289

3,154,746,854

136,490,133

40,786,556

0.30

2008

13,452

1,291,343

3,211,104,056

122,496,208

17,184,223

0.14

2009

13,261

1,267,627

3,163,510,248

111,091,625

71,796,410

0.65

2010

11,960

1,149,888

2,867,534,251

100,708,680

65,625,181

0.65

2011

11,721

1,873,262

2,786,623,598

112,810,561

71,756,218

0.64

2012

11,549

2,048,009

2,892,163,935

116,974,641

86,254,145

0.74

2013

11,399

2,220,105

3,177,455,432

126,363,648

52,855,237

0.42

2014

9,850

2,296,186

3,066,630,066

119,260,850

36,484,083

0.31

2015

9,250

2,477,545

2,974,308,722

109,118,104

46,501,661

0.43

2016

8,490

1,692,463

2,886,399,379

102,616,365

61,632,833

0.60

2017

7,751

1,738,198

2,767,281,407

110,926,172

100,162,788

0.90

2018

7,407

2,167,262

2,814,073,338

117,799,185

337,985,473

2.87

2019

7,935

2,356,016

3,085,866,388

135,286,125

49,139,308

0.36

Data current as of January 23, 2020. For current data go to RMA’s Summary of Business tool.

Where to Buy Crop Insurance
All multi-peril crop insurance, including Catastrophic Risk Protection policies, are available from private crop insurance agents. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA service centers and on RMA’s website.
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