Crops Insured Acres
Total Acres
Percent Insured
 Apples 505 N/A  -
 Barley 40,973  80,000  51%
 Buckwheat 273  N/A  -
 Canola 39,400 46,000  86%
 Corn 7,479,852  7,900,000  95%
 Cultivated Wild Rice 11,002  N/A -
 Dry Beans 170,960  175,000  98%
 Dry Peas 4,130  N/A -
 Flax 2,738  N/A -
 Forage Production 90,081  1,220,000  7%
 Grass Seed 32,332  N/A -
 Green Peas 48,518  N/A -
 Oats 37,890  180,000  21%
 Potatoes 36,692  44,000  83%
 Processing Beans 456  N/A -
 Soybeans 7,444,973  7,800,000  95%
 Sugar Beets 405,350  415,000  98%
 Sunflowers 47,888  52,500  91%
 Sweet Corn 100,278  N/A -
 Wheat 1,492,618  1,621,000  92%

- Insured Acres include Prevented Planting acres
- Total Acres are official National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates
- NA - Not Available

 Crop Pilot Programs
Program County Availability Total Liability 
 Apiculture – Rainfall Index  All Minnesota counties $6,863,693 
 Grass Seed  Beltrami, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Pennington, Red Lake, and Roseau counties $8,861,750
 Livestock Gross Margin – Cattle, Dairy Cattle, & Swine  All Minnesota counties $38,372,806
 Livestock Risk Protection – Fed Cattle, Feeder Cattle, Lamb, & Swine  All Minnesota counties $4,320,350
 Pasture, Rangeland, Forage – Rainfall Index  All Minnesota counties $6,219,901 
 Whole Farm Revenue Protection  All Minnesota counties $18,197,169 
 Dollar Liability Program  Total Dollar Liability
 Apiculture – Rainfall Index $6,863,693
 Forage Seeding $3,814,757
 Hybrid Corn Seed $3,576,489
 Livestock Gross Margin – Cattle  $0
 Livestock Gross Margin – Dairy Cattle $33,349,721
 Livestock Gross Margin – Swine  $5,023,085
 Livestock Risk Protection – Fed Cattle  $189,473
 Livestock Risk Protection – Feeder Cattle  $426,345
 Livestock Risk Protection – Lamb $1,608,408
 Livestock Risk Protection – Swine $2,096,129
 Nursery  $13,496,261
 Pasture, Rangeland, Forage – Rainfall Index  $6,219,901
 Whole Farm Revenue Protection  $18,197,169
15 Year Crop Insurance History for Minnesota
Year Policies Earning Premium
Net Acres Insured
Liability Gross Premium
Losses Loss Ratio
2004
 83,489  16,321,513  3,578,420,577  332,694,713  343,087,206  1.03
2005
 82,326  16,273,184  3,070,257,066  284,219,630  132,606,568  0.47
2006
 79,691  16,270,737  3,493,016,166  317,664,199  87,305,662  0.27
2007
 78,713  16,457,304  5,421,322,220  519,206,986  236,422,356  0.46
2008
 80,401  16,619,535  7,758,246,676  844,241,528  691,538,991  0.82
2009
 83,833  16,981,043  6,040,800,495  626,338,887  151,187,130  0.24
2010
 80,718  16,951,421  6,121,725,685  524,551,109  80,276,029  0.15
2011
 80,152  17,173,923  9,456,289,562  845,441,631  450,673,592  0.53
2012
 81,946  17,495,000  10,026,519,982  824,623,342  245,894,120  0.30
2013
 82,343  17,677,923  10,321,245,709  826,151,924  1,327,881,404  1.61
2014
 82,176  17,689,514  8,750,340,468  656,315,740 1,395,321,449  2.13
2015
 81,991 17,761,928  7,957,501,619  629,904,296  91,092,674  0.14
2016
 79,047  17,670,397  7,535,513,903  558,975,946 18,366,225  0.21
2017
 77,346 17,647,465 8,118,029,920 631,673,035 141,965,218  0.22
2018  76,224 17,569,122 8,272,126,865 574,566,479 352,171,853 0.61
Data current as of February 25, 2019. 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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