Crops Insured Acres
Total Acres
Percent Insured
Barley 126 NA NA
Corn 12,861,532 13,900,000 93%
Forage Production
12,083 910,000 1.3%
Grain Sorghum
127 NA NA
Green Peas
1,056 NA NA
Oats 7,322 120,000 6%
Popcorn 7,515 NA NA
Potatoes 317 NA NA
Soybeans 8,874,912 9,500,000 93%
Sweet Corn
2,115 NA NA
Wheat 4,441 25,000 18%
 - Insured Acres include Prevented Planting acres
- Total Acres are official National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates
- NA - Not Available
 Crop Pilot Programs
Program County Availability
 Livestock Gross Margin – Cattle, Dairy Cattle, & Swine  All Iowa Counties
 Livestock Risk Protection – Fed Cattle, Feeder Cattle, Lamb, & Swine  All Iowa Counties
 Whole Farm Revenue Protection  All Iowa Counties
 Dollar Liability Program  Total Dollar Liability
 Hybrid Corn Seed  $80,292,738
 Livestock Gross Margin – Cattle  $1,859,115
 Livestock Gross Margin – Dairy Cattle  $10,812,202
 Livestock Gross Margin – Swine  $8,516,656
 Livestock Risk Protection – Fed Cattle  $5,806,296
 Livestock Risk Protection – Feeder Cattle  $7,221,987
 Livestock Risk Protection – Lamb  $706,456
 Livestock Risk Protection – Swine  $391,300
 Nursery  $606,474
 Whole Farm Revenue Protection  $10,089,105
15 Year Crop Insurance History for Iowa
Year Policies Earning Premium
Net Acres Insured
Liability Gross Premium
Losses Loss Ratio
2002 137,895  19,367,341  3,705,969,210  225,552,992  56,007,829  0.25 
2003
133,117  19,437,377  4,035,730,273  251,824,476  237,113,499  0.94 
2004
130,266  19,726,036  5,066,875,118  354,412,866  108,903,182  0.31 
2005
127,406  19,908,937  4,501,358,678  310,393,020  72,791,338  0.23 
2006
125,514  20,173,529  5,281,556,438  366,659,256  58,339,458  0.16 
2007
121,625  20,261,378  8,282,271,512  600,079,446  90,590,038  0.15 
2008
123,932  20,601,566 
11,644,486,899  914,358,700  1,096,349,008  1.20 
2009
127,361  21,045,697  9,158,169,937  743,520,867  168,148,847  0.23 
2010
124,260  21,141,028  9,330,658,090  592,194,197  350,721,911  0.59 
2011
124,813  21,469,741  14,666,810,786  1,030,433,236  295,061,397  0.29 
2012
126,469  21,718,736  14,940,478,420  902,867,753  2,016,224,095  2.23 
2013
130,112  22,176,851  15,510,216,074  946,907,011  2,040,424,572  2.15 
2014
128,993  22,231,009  13,289,383,856  738,507,206  1,410,042,341  1.91 
2015
127,033  22,167,538  11,815,631,791  722,658,815  147,016,588  0.20 
2016
123,162  21,899,577  10,946,892,629  596,406,737  50,709,178  0.09 
Data current as of February 6, 2017. 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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