When a wet spring prevents planting… or a spring frost kills your plants… what happens to your crop insurance coverage?

In stark contrast to last year this spring has been a wet one which means fields may be too wet to till and plant on time. Those with crop insurance might find some comfort knowing that their coverage can also help manage risk at planting time- in addition to helping with recovery from crop failure. This is because most crop insurance policies include provisions that provide compensation if weather related issues prevent planting or cause losses that warrant replanting.

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Visit the UMaine Risk Management and Crop Insurance website.

A list of agents serving Maine can be found online using the Agent Locator tool. This article has material from the University of Vermont’s Crop Insurance Outreach Education Program.

Contact Crop Insurance Education Program Manager Erin Roche or 207.949.2490.