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Plum Crop Insurance Outline

Insurable Crop and Eligibility Requirements:


  • Plum acreage must be irrigated and trees must have reached the 5th growing season
  • Acreage must have produced in the past al least 200 lugs per acre of fresh packed fuit, unless pre-approved for coverage.

Insured Causes of Loss:

  • Any adverse weather resulting in damage to the bloom, poor pollination, lack of production, or damage to the plums on the tree; such as cold we weather, frost, wind, hail, excessive heat or rain.
  • Wildlife, birds or non-domesticated animals.
  • Earthquake or fire.
  • Insufficient chilling hours to break dormancy.
  • Failure of the irrigation water supply source occurring after insurance attaches.

Uninsured against:

  • Damage due to insects or disease not caused by weather.
  • Fruit cullage caused by green, overripe, undersize conditions or mechanical damage.
  • Inability to harvest, deliver, or market the plums for any reason except direct damage to the fruit.

Yield Production Guarantee - Tons

  • Production guarantee is based on the past production of packed lugs or fresh fruit from the acreage to be insured.

Unit Guarantee:

  • Actual insurance coverage is by unit not by acre

Coverage Levels:

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

Insurance Period:

Insurance attaches on February 1.
Insurance ceases upon the earlier of harvest or September 30

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

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

To find out how a Plum Crop Insurance Policy 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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