Buying a crop insurance policy is one risk management option. Producers should always carefully consider how a policy will work in conjunction with their other risk management strategies to ensure the best possible outcome each crop year. Crop insurance agents and other agri-business specialists can assist farmers in developing a good management plan.
Valley Ag Insurance provides policies for more than 100 crops. Federal crop insurance policies typically consist of the Common Crop Insurance Policy, the specific crop provisions, and policy endorsements and special provisions.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency manages the Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), providing financial assistance to producers of non-insurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory, or prevented planting occurs.
Multiple-peril crop insurance pilot programs are available in selected states and counties.
Private Hail and Fire policies are also available for many crops. Please contact us to customize an individual crop insurance program for your specific needs.
2020 Crops Covered (MPCI, Fire, Hail, Named-Peril)
- Alfalfa Seedling
- Cotton & ELS
- Dry Beans
- Forage Seedling
- PRF Pasture
- Small Grains
- Table Grapes
- Whole Farm
- Wild Rice
Tulare County’s Top 10 Crops (2018)
1. Milk 2018 – $1.68 billion
2. Grapes – 2018 – $834 million
3. Oranges – Navels and Valencias- 2018 – $821 million
4. Cattle and Calves– 2018 – $616 million
5. Tangerines Fresh– 2018 – $511 million
6. Pistachio Nuts– 2018 – $394 million
7. Peach – (Cling and Freestone) – 2018 – $303 million
8. Almond Meats & Hulls– 2018 – $300 million
9. Walnuts– 2018 – $225 million
10. Corn – Grain & Silage – 2018- $164 million