Cover Crops

Crop insurance and cover crops have successfully coexisted for decades, as evidenced by the rapid growth in the use of this agronomic practice. Crop insurance recognizes the use of cover crops for erosion control, conservation, and soil improvement.

What is a cover crop?
A cover crop is a crop generally recognized by agricultural experts as agronomically sound for the area for erosion control or other purposes related to conservation or soil improvement.

NRCS Cover Crop Termination Guidelines
Contact Information

Find a crop insurance agent to discuss available options for your farm or ranch.

Crop insurance is sold and delivered solely through private crop insurance agents. A list of crop insurance agents is available online at the RMA Agent Locator.

For more information, contact RMA Public Affairs.

Fact Sheets

Title Crop Year Release Date Locations Commodities Topics Types