2019 Massachusetts State Profile

Crops

Insured Acres

Total Acres

Percent Insured

Apples

1,113

*2,600

43%

Corn

8,370

13,478

62%

Cranberries

9,680

12,182

79%

Fresh Market Sweet Corn

949

2,285

42%

Grapes

NA

75

NA

Peaches

136

129

100%

Potatoes

421

3,228

13%

Tobacco – Cigar Binder

814

303

100%

Tobacco – Cigar Wrapper

57

434

13%

*Total acres is 2017 NASS data

     

Crop Pilot Programs

Program

County Availability

Total Liability

Apiculture (Rainfall Index)

All Counties

$658,156

Cultivated Clams

Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Plymouth

$648,367

Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (Rainfall Index)

All Counties

$665,394

Whole-Farm Revenue Protection

All Counties

$1,315,403

Dairy Revenue Protection

All Counties

$0

Dollar Liability Program

Total Dollar Liability

Livestock Gross Margin – Dairy Cattle

$0

Livestock Gross Margin – Swine

$0

Nursery

$0

15 Year Crop Insurance History for Massachusetts

Year

Policies Earning Premium

Net Acres Insured

Liability

Gross Premium

Losses

Loss Ratio

2005

604

26,784

47,222,903

2,453,718

4,576,263

1.87

2006

627

26,771

47,883,426

2,485,849

1,505,027

0.61

2007

598

25,486

52,450,703

2,943,224

2,177,612

0.74

2008

609

28,586

53,610,152

3,248,077

6,050,330

1.86

2009

591

27,755

65,742,283

3,674,782

7,853,924

2.14

2010

581

27,790

62,435,487

3,399,003

4,423,925

1.30

2011

561

27,029

49,236,182

3,096,760

2,624,240

0.85

2012

562

28,139

48,705,965

3,183,576

4,021,616

1.26

2013

547

28,225

58,319,571

3,583,553

3,475,166

0.97

2014

530

26,439

50,231,869

3,405,896

3,807,401

1.12

2015

471

25,188

37,182,757

2,786,405

2,282,064

0.82

2016

450

25,209

42,181,973

3,137,091

3,374,376

1.08

2017

441

25,759

41,074,675

3,265,334

1,789,665

0.55

2018

473

26,089

41,608,037

3,832,593

1,083,785

0.28

2019

453

23,621

$51,178,393

$4,309,087

$1,068,355

0.25

Data current as of January 28, 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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