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Tomato Crop Insurance

Insurable Crop Eligibility Requirements:

  • Tomatoes must be grown under contract with a tomato cannery or processor.
  • Growers must insure all tomato acreage in the county in which they receive a share of the crop.  When tomato acreage is rented on a crop share, either the landlord or operator, or both, can insure their in the crop.

Insured Causes of Loss:

  • Any unavoidable causes of loss resulting from adverse weather conditions such as rain, wind, heat, cool wet spring, etc.; insect damage, plant diseases, or wildlife damage, which results in low production or tomatoes not acceptable under the state/cannery grade or quality standards.

Tomato Production Guarantee

  • Guarantee is based on the grower's average of delivered net tonnage of tomatoes from their planted acreage in a county for up to the past 10 years.
  • The maximum coverage available is 75% of the approved average yield as established by verifiable delivery records. 50%, 55%, 60%, 65%, and 70% coverage levels also available.
  • Unit guarantee:  Actual insurance coverage is by unit not by acre.  The unit guarantee is 75% of the established per acre average yield multiplied by the number of acres in the unit.

Insurance Units:

  • more separate insurance units are now available for tomato growers than ever before.  New rules allow multiple separate units in the same section of land if the clearly separated fields are at least 40 acres or more.
  • Also, operators are now able to take care of 100% of the crop insurance for their landlords with consent in writing.

IMPORTANT:  The last day to sign up for Tomato Insurance is January 15

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

To find out how the Tomato Crop Insurance can really
Work for you; gather your cannery delivery
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
Fax: 916-372-7149
Cell: 916-410-4277

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