With corn and soybean crops in their final growth stages and soon will be approaching early maturity, producers are reminded of their responsibilities to avoid jeopardizing their crop insurance benefits. It is the producer's responsibility with crop insurance and all other insurance policies to provide timely notice of damage as well as satisfactory evidence of the amount and cause of loss to the insurance company.
To meet these requirements, producers are reminded to comply with the following for each insurance unit (usually FSA farm serial number):
Maryland producer received $835 million of protection and $61 million in crop insurance loss payments during the period of 1994-04, more than half of this amount was paid in for disasters in 2002 and 03. These loss payments helped many producers to survive the disasters and return to profitability, which is the crop insurance mission.
Contact a crop insurance agent for additional details.
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