Crops Insured Acres
Total Acres
Percent Insured
 Annual Forage
24,784 N/A N/A
 Apples 18 59 31%
 Barley 1,600 2,094 76%
 Dry and Processing Beans 5,060 5,883 86%
 Corn 83,731 131,892 63%
 Cotton and Extra Long Staple Cotton 69,481 72,220 96%
 Grain Sorghum 58,088 67,937 86%
 Onions 1,271 6,115 21%
 Peanuts 5,059 5,433 93%
 Pecans 30,320  11,047  100%
 Pistachios  153 52  100%
 Potatoes 4,658 4,155 100%
 Wheat  211,309  226,486 96%
Crop Pilot Programs
Program County Availability Insured Acres Total Liability
Apiculture All Counties N/A N/A
Chile Peppers Hidalgo and Luna County 660 $203,393
Cottonseed Endorsement All Counties with Cotton Policies N/A $3,587,642
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage All Counties 8,116,096 $115,202,127
Silage Sorghum Chaves, Curry, Lea, Quay, Roosevelt, and Union County 4,348 $1,138,605
Whole Farm Revenue Protection All Counties N/A $1,426,754
Dollar Liability Program
 Total Dollar Liability
Livestock Risk Protection - Feeder Cattle $825,798 
15 Year Crop Insurance History for New Mexico
Year
Policies Earning Premium
Net Acres Insured
Liability Gross Premium
Losses Loss Ratio
2004
 1,855  587,505  $80,605,152  $11,298,586  $7,837,515  0.69
2005
 1,765  552,710  $81,356,138  $10,672,629  $2,443,045  0.23
2006
 1,622  519,595  $88,932,819  $11,208,778  $10,816,694  0.97
2007
 1,599  552,310  $106,016,076  $14,148,077  $4,029,240  0.28
2008
 1,582  536,706  $121,283,537  $16,584,588  $24,150,400  1.46
2009
 1,500  552,253  $127,454,124  $21,296,935  $20,899,053  0.98
2010
 1,507  568,637  $123,792,908  $17,128,316  $3,492,626  0.20
2011
 1,639  1,892,627  $189,726,873  $26,315,207  $47,927,616  1.82
2012
 1,615  3,046,827  $209,260,488  $32,798,276  $48,701,803  1.48
2013
 1,770  3,111,456  $217,101,075  $36,000,394  $58,202,340  1.62
2014
 1,703  3,171,573  $208,653,241  $28,997,006  $32,818,642  1.13
2015
 1,670  2,720,574  $182,887,298  $24,004,188  $11,404,063  0.48
2016
 1,661  4,812.971  $221,487,565 $30,040,241  $25,131,825  0.84
2017
 1,763  7,659,171  $277,622,754  $43,746,964  $39,070,877  0.89
2018 1,791 8,616,975  $321,813,854 $51,040,784 $52,859,664 1.04
Data current as of March 08, 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 fromprivate 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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