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Pear Crop Insurance Outline

Insurable Crop and Eligibility Requirements:


  • Irrigated acreage only, and must insure al pears insurable in the county
  • Pear acreage must have produced at least 5 tons per acre of pears at least one of the 4 previous crop years.

Insured Causes of Loss:

  • Any adverse weather resulting in damage to the bloom, poor pollination, lack of production, or damage to the pears on the tree; such as cold wet weather, frost, wind, hail, excessive heat or rain.
  • Crop damage due to disease or insects directly caused by adverse weather conditions that prevented proper control measures from being effective.
  • Wildlife, birds, earthquake or fire.
  • Failure of the irrigation water supply source occurring after insurance attaches.

Uninsured against:

  • Failure of the fruit to color properly.
  • The unmarketability or pears with out actual physical damage to the pears due to an insured cause.

Yield Production Guarantee - Tons

  • The production guarantee is based on the average of past actual production history (APH) of delivered tons of pears grading "first grade canning" or U.S. #1 under standards for summer, fall, or winter pears.

Unit Guarantee:

  • Actual insurance coverage is by unit, not by acre.  The unit guarantee is the per acre guarantee multiplied by the number of acres in the qualified unit

Coverage Levels:

50%     55%     60%     65%     70%     75%

Insurance Period:

Insurance attaches on February 1
Insurance ceases on the earlier of  harvest completion; the date harvest should have started on unharvested acres; or September 15 for Green Barletts, Red Bartletts & Star Crimson, October 15 for all other types.

IMPORTANT:  The last day to sign up for Pear Insurance is January 31

Protect your hard-earned investments in growing Pears!
Insure against poor weather and grow with peace of mind!

To find out how the Pear Crop Insurance can really
Work for you; gather your delivered production
Records for up to 10 years and contact Agro Crop Insurance Agency today!


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1450 Halyard Drive, Ste. 11A
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Email:  info@agrocropinsurance.com

Phone: 800-272-2470
916-372-2566
Fax: 916-372-7149
Cell: 916-410-4277

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