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Being a crop farmer can be a tough job. You never know what card mother nature is going to deal you, so you always have to be prepared for the worst. At Associated Insurance Counselors we can help you figure out the coverage you need to protect your fields and your finances.
There are several types of crop insurance are available to farmers. Including Crop Hail and Multiple Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI)
Crop Hail policies are not part of the Federal Crop Insurance Program. The are provided by private insurance companies to farmers. Crop Hail coverage provides you protection for damage that is caused by hail. Crop Hail policies will also help protect you from fire, lightening or vandalism. Along with give you coverage while your crop is in transit or storage. Ask Associated Insurance Counselors how we can help protect your crop. The best time to buy Crop Hail insurance is before you start planting your crops. You never know when a storm can hit.
Multiple Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI)
Multiple Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) is a broad-based crop insurance program regulated by the US Department of Agriculture and subsidized by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC). MPCI provides comprehensive protection against weather related causes of loss and certain other unavoidable perils. MPCI prices are set by the USDA’s Risk Management Agency. These policies are available from a private insurance agent like those you will find at Associated Insurance Counselors.
Sales Closing Date March 15
Last date to report acres July 15
Last date to plant corn June 30
Last date to plant soybeans July 15
New Billing date August 15
New premium due date October 1
End of coverage December 10
A loss notice must be submitted within 72 hours of initial discovery for any type of loss or the company will deny.
Farmers Mutual Hail Website - https://www.fmh.com/public/index.html
Iowa State University - http://www.extension.iastate.edu/