Area Yield Protection

Crop insurance that provides protection against widespread loss of yield in a county.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Benefits

  • Area Yield Protection (AYP) is part of the Area Risk Protection Insurance (ARPI) plan and covers against loss of yield due to a county-level production loss.

Guarantee

  • Expected County Yield x coverage level = Trigger Yield.

Prices

  • 0.8-1.2 protection factor; loss limit factors apply.

Coverage Level

  • CAT, 70%, 75%, 80%, 85%, 90% of the county yield.

Eligible Crops

  • Plans may be available on barley, corn, cotton, forage production, grain sorghum, peanuts, popcorn, rice, soybeans and wheat.

Units

  • One unit for each crop, type and practice within the county.

Losses

  • Paid when the Final County Yield is less than the Trigger Yield.
  • Individual farm yields are not considered when calculating losses.

Additional Coverages

  • Prevented planting and replant coverage are not part of the policy.
  • High-risk land rates and written agreements are not available.

Available to all qualifying producers regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.

"The crop insurance team is awesome. They'll come up with what works best for you — you may be the only one with that combination of plans."

Randy & Judy

Grain & Beef Producers, Iowa

Randy & Judy

Why Work With Us For Insurance?

Dedicated Specialists

They focus 100% of their time on crop and livestock insurance — every working day of every week in the year. They don’t sell property, casualty or life insurance.

Highly Trained

Our insurance officers receive annual training on RMA changes to crop and livestock insurance plans and stay informed throughout the year.

Financial Expertise

As a lender, we understand financial risk and work to protect your working capital, not just your crop or livestock.

Trigger Yield Calculator

Trigger yields assist producers with crop insurance and risk management decisions. Understanding what will trigger loss payments is an important part of choosing the correct level of crop insurance coverage.

The results provided by this tool are for estimation purposes only; actual loss triggers may vary. Contact your Farm Credit Services of America insurance officer for more information.

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Ready to Talk?

Contact us if you have questions or need more information. Fill out the form, or connect with your local office using the Office Locator.

FCSAmerica serves farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. For inquiries outside this geography, use the Farm Credit Association Locator  to contact your local office.