Global Ag Products

Global Ag offers many different types of crop insurance policies including Federal Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) and private products. Please contact us for additional details.

MPCI Policies

Actual Production History (APH)

APH policies insure against yield losses due to natural causes such as drought, excessive moisture, hail, wind, frost, insects, and disease. The insured selects the amount of average yield to insure; from 50-75 percent (in some areas to 85 percent). You also select the percent of the predicted price to insure; between 55 and 100 percent of the crop price established annually by RMA. If the harvested plus any appraised production is less than the yield insured, the producer is paid an indemnity based on the difference. Indemnities are calculated by multiplying this difference by the insured percentage of the price selected when crop insurance was purchased and by the insured share.

Actual Revenue History (ARH)

The ARH plan of insurance has many parallels to the APH plan of insurance, with the primary difference being that instead of insuring historical yields, the plan insures historical revenues. The policy is structured as an endorsement to the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions. It restates many of the APH yield procedures to reflect a revenue product. Each crop insured under ARH has unique crop provisions. Like current revenue coverage plans, the ARH pilot program protects growers against losses from low yields, low prices, low quality, or any combination of these events.

Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) and AGR-Lite (AGRL)

AGR and AGRL policies insure revenue of the entire farm rather than an individual crop by guaranteeing a percentage of average gross farm revenue, including a small amount of livestock revenue. The policies use information from a producer's Schedule F tax forms, and current year expected farm revenue, to calculate policy revenue guarantee.

Rainfall Index (RI)

RI is based on weather data collected and maintained by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center. The index reflects how much precipitation is received relative to the long-term average for a specified area and timeframe. The program divides the country into six regions due to different weather patterns, with pilots available in select counties.

Revenue Protection (RP)

RP policies insure producers against yield losses due to natural causes such as drought, excessive moisture, hail, wind, frost, insects, and disease, and revenue losses caused by a change in the harvest price from the projected price. The producer selects the amount of average yield he or she wishes to insure; from 50-75 percent (in some areas to 85 percent). The projected price and the harvest price are 100 percent of the amounts determined in accordance with the Commodity Exchange Price Provisions and are based on daily settlement prices for certain futures contracts. The amount of insurance protection is based on the greater of the projected price or the harvest price. If the harvested plus any appraised production multiplied by the harvest price is less than the amount of insurance protection, the producer is paid an indemnity based on the difference.

Yield Protection (YP)

YP policies insure producers in the same manner as APH polices, except a projected price is used to determine insurance coverage. The projected price is determined in accordance with the Commodity Exchange Price Provisions and is based on daily settlement prices for certain futures contracts. The producer selects the percent of the projected price he or she wants to insure, between 55 and 100 percent.

Private Policies

We have a broad portfolio of private crop insurance policies available as a supplement to MPCI policies. Private policies generally cover a single peril like hail, freeze, or rain depending on the commodity. They are often purchased by growers to fill gaps in coverage or when the MPCI liability amounts are too low to cover the insured’s exposure.