Crops

Insured Acres

Total Acres

Percent Insured

Apples

4,308

4,737

91%

Barley

4,544

8,496

53%

Blueberries

8,275

*6,300

100%

Cabbage

595

1,976

30%

Canola

599

2,572

23%

Clary Sage

6,031

9,155

66%

Corn

845,583

949,617

89%

Cotton

488,155

501,062

97%

Cucumbers

279

2,948

9%

Fresh Market Beans

2,774

5,341

52%

Grain Sorghum

8,724

15,601

56%

Grapes

456

612

75%

Oats

2,410

8,241

29%

Peaches

440

828

53%

Peanuts

90,146

102,061

88%

Potatoes

12,207

12,620

97%

Processing Beans

580

655

89%

Soybeans

1,350,363

1,512,142

89%

Tobacco – Burley

194

322

60%

Tobacco – Flue Cured

116,637

117,934

99%

Wheat

478,309

556,542

86%

*Total acres from 2017 NASS data

     

Crop Pilot Programs

Program

County Availability

Total Liability

Apiculture (Rainfall Index)

All Counties

$492,793

Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (Rainfall Index)

All Counties

$9,841,844

Whole-Farm Revenue Protection

All Counties

$153,029,356

Dairy Revenue Protection

All Counties

$2,478,380

Dollar Liability Program

Total Dollar Liability

Livestock Gross Margin – Dairy Cattle

$378,205

Livestock Gross Margin - Swine

$0

Livestock Risk Protection - Fed Cattle

$0

Livestock Risk Protection - Feeder Cattle

$1,020,810

Livestock Risk Protection - Swine

$0

Nursery

$45,731,078

15 Year Crop Insurance History for North Carolina

Year

Policies Earning
Premium

Net Acres Insured

Liability

Gross Premium

Losses

Loss Ratio

2005

19,046

3,105,010

907,059,399

77,483,528

65,607,212

0.85

2006

17,847

3,057,350

1,021,529,042

88,915,593

108,651,756

1.22

2007

18,128

3,121,011

1,171,822,184

108,416,424

162,279,103

1.50

2008

19,018

3,398,406

1,481,128,516

160,198,963

186,990,453

1.17

2009

19,623

3,487,837

1,478,915,572

161,550,825

118,465,588

0.73

2010

19,313

3,521,120

1,445,316,899

155,364,000

196,432,759

1.26

2011

19,350

3,537,099

1,857,757,173

218,029,074

354,633,919

1.63

2012

20,358

3,695,515

1,786,847,650

201,991,358

85,048,414

0.42

2013

20,792

3,756,321

1,863,274,172

195,156,753

155,663,751

0.80

2014

19,840

3,734,307

1,869,061,617

182,642,356

106,777,215

0.58

2015

18,780

3,546,190

1,606,076,719

166,164,958

248,772,813

1.50

2016

19,017

3,651,507

1,619,404,755

177,590,157

277,889,744

1.56

2017

17,712

3,381,456

1,760,457,292

194,725,085

121,950,972

0.63

2018

17,413

3,413,273

1,796,084,149

195,033,806

327,683,813

1.68

2019

17,445

3,481,817

$1,701,095,237

$195,305,187

$191,112,817

0.98

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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