Crop Insurance

It pays to know a lender who knows crop insurance

Frontier Farm Credit understands the financial risks you face in farming. That’s why we offer a complete selection of crop insurance products designed to protect your income. Instead of maximum coverage, we work for optimum return based on your specific financial needs.

Crop insurance professionals working to deliver the most for your crop insurance dollar

  • Crop Hail Coverage
    Crop hail coverage protects against damage due to hail, fire and lightning. It also protects from damage occurring during transit.
  • Yield Protection (YP) / Actual Production History (APH) Plan
    The YP and APH policies insure producers against yield losses due to natural causes such as drought, excessive moisture, damage from wildlife, hail, wind, frost, insects, and disease. It guarantees a level of income in case of disaster and a minimum yield so you can market more comfortably.
  • Revenue Protection (RP) Plan
    The RP plan gives you all the coverage of YP and APH, plus protection against loss of revenue caused by yield and/or market fluctuations. It allows you to “lock in” your revenue at a pre-determined price.
  • Area Yield Protection/Area Revenue Protection/Area Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion
    Area Risk Protection Insurance (ARPI) is a county-based insurance policy. ARPI provides protection against widespread loss of yield, revenue or a combination of both in a county. Individual farm yield performance and revenue are not considered under ARPI. It is possible that your individual farm may experience reduced revenue or reduced yield and not receive a loss payment under ARPI. A producer choosing an ARPI policy must follow similar planting and reporting requirements to other crop insurance plans.
  • Pasture Rangeland Forage (PRF)
    PRF crop coverage is available for farmers and ranchers who rely on pasture, rangeland, or forage acreage for haying or grazing to feed their livestock.

Spring Price Guarantee

USDA’s Risk Management Agency has announced the spring price guarantees for 2019 crop insurance. See the table below.

Discovery date: 2019 final spring price 2018 final spring price 2018 final harvest price
Corn 4.00 3.96 3.68
Grain sorghum 3.94 3.83 3.56
Soybeans 9.54 10.16 8.60
Sunflowers – oil 0.167 0.170 0.155
Sunflowers – confection 0.225 0.237 0.217

Source data: USDA/RMA

Cover Crop Guidelines

According to the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), cover crops improve soil health by reducing erosion, increasing soil organic matter, improving air and water movement through soil, reducing soil compaction, capturing and recycling nutrients in the soil profile and managing soil moisture to promote biological nitrogen fixation.

The cover crop termination guidelines provide information on termination of cover crops on non-irrigated cropland. They were created by NRCS, USDA’s Risk Management Agency, the Farm Service Agency, and other public and private stakeholders to address concerns about cover crops’ impact on crop insurance.

Click to view the cover crop termination guidelines.


GrowingOn® is an educational meeting, presented by Frontier Farm Credit, featuring forecasts, information and insights to help producers plan and reduce risk for the upcoming crop year.

GrowingOn 2019 has concluded. For more information about future GrowingOn and meeting details, contact your local Frontier Farm Credit office.

Ready to talk?

Frontier Farm Credit is dedicated to serving the agricultural credit, risk management and financial needs of farmers and ranchers in eastern Kansas. For areas outside of our chartered territory, visit to locate an association near you.

Contact us today to get started. Call 800.397.3191, contact a local office or submit a request.

Our full-time crop insurance specialists welcome the opportunity to review your crop insurance needs. Provide your name and contact information below – we’ll find a time that is convenient for you to meet with us – there’s no pressure or obligation.

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