Crops Insured Acres Total Acres Percent Insured
Annual Forage 363,117 N/A N/A
Barley 14,238 23,129 62%
Beans – Dry and Processing 1,916 5,762 33%
Cabbage 1,163 2,749 42%
Canola 12,430 10,918 100%
Citrus Fruit 16,411 2,647 100%
Corn 2,004,427 2,109,820 95%
Cotton and Long Staple Cotton 7,538,152 5,479,277 100%
Cucumbers 1,936 4,722 41%
Grain Sorghum 1,127,051 1,466,968 77%
Grapes 2,099 3,952 53%
Oats 22,795 63,071 36%
Onions 21,812 10,947 100%
Peaches 963 579 100%
Peanuts 136,176 149,814 91%
Pecans 27,256 47,202 58%
Potatoes 9,959 9,582 100%
Rice 165,555 191,515 86%
Soybeans 155,928 165,091 94%
Sugarcane 38,782 39,931 97%
Sunflowers 16,979 23,695 72%
Wheat 2,937,429 3,153,416 93%
Crop Pilot Programs
Program County Availability Insured Acres Total Liability
Apiculture All Counties N/A $13,676,872
Cottonseed Endorsement All Counties with Cotton Policies N/A $351,665,631
Hybrid Seed Rice Austin, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lavaca, Liberty, Matagorda, Victoria, and Wharton County. 15,315 $21,966,620
Hybrid Sorghum Seed Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Floyd, Hale, Hansford, Hartley, Lamb, Lubbock, Moore, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Sherman, and Swisher County. 31,632 $13,666,958
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage All Counties 23,279,970 $526,896,318
Sesame Bee, Cameron, Castro, Colorado, Crosby, Dawson, Floyd, Gaines, Hale, Hardeman, Haskell, Hidalgo, Hockley, Jim Wells, Jones, Kleberg, Lamb, Live Oak, Lubbock, Matagorda, Medina, Nueces, Refugio, Runnels, San Patricio, Swisher, Terry, Tom Green, Uvalde, Wharton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Willacy, and Zavala County. 27,020 $3,312,432
Silage Sorghum Dallam, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Hartley, Moore, Hutchinson, Roberts, Hemphill, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Deaf Smith, Randall, Armstrong, Donley, Collingsworth, Parmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Childress, Bailey, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Motley, Cottle, Cochran, Hockley, Lubbock, Crosby, Dickens, King, Yoakum, Terry, Lynn, Garza, Kent, Stonewall, Gaines, Dawson, Borden, Scurry, and Fisher County. 36,415 $9,434,605
Whole Farm Revenue Protection All Counties N/A $11,745,463
Dollar Liability Program Total Dollar Liability
Citrus Trees – Dollars $109,299,469
Livestock Gross Margin – Dairy Cattle $687,115
Livestock Risk Protection – Fed Cattle $45,171
Livestock Risk Protection – Feeder Cattle $2,048,223
Livestock Risk Protection – Lamb $1,497,006
Nursery – Dollars $89,543,647
15 Year Crop Insurance History for Texas
Year Policies Earning Premium
Net Acres Insured
Liability Gross Premium
Losses Loss Ratio
2004
79,734 14,531,781   $2,177,320,135  $368,051,090  $195,872,959  0.53
2005
 74,362 14,013,578   $1,989,626,437  $315,769,730  $169,884,282  0.54
2006
 69,269 14,672,121   $2,371,199,980  $400,149,348  $618,436,065   1.55
2007
 76,883 35,369,734   $2,686,400,259  $468,635,522  $176,009,273  0.38
2008
 75,724 34,004,779   $3,326,225,554  $604,278,623  $767,535,248  1.27
2009
 77,383 36,129,558   $3,331,628,525  $662,744,583  $898,130,817  1.36
2010
 73,621 33,496,826   $3,236,435,782  $627,085,494  $236,065,859  0.38
2011
 71,473 37,101,512   $5,481,197,260  $1,098,765,078  $2,590,099,125  2.36
2012
77,000 50,688,267 $5,241,658,861 $1,082,815,634 $1,420,735,187   1.31
2013
78,818
48,440,999 $5,098,332,799 $1,075,748,908 $1,549,267,065  1.44
2014
77,451 47,128,218 $4,749,280,737   $981,118,809 $1,084,046,413  1.10
2015  86,399 47,764,531 $4,245,275,390 $928,673,307  $572,950,665  0.62
2016
76,686 41,317,679 $4,365,403,797 $890,824,967 $500,851,489  0.56
2017
71,505 47,764,531 $4,825,215,862 $970,966,858
  $750,992,231  0.77
2018 71,225 41,220,620 $5,381,909,215 $1,553,327,433 $1,440,424,999 0.93
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.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Toll-free Customer Service), (800) 877-8339 (Local or Federal relay), (866) 377-8642 (Relay voice users).