Category: News

Florida Orange crop holds steady, grapefruit down slightly

March 8, 2019 Florida Department of Citrus BARTOW, Fla. – Florida Orange production was projected to hold steady with previous estimates while Florida Grapefruit production dipped slightly in the March U.S. Department of Agriculture crop forecast. Both figures remain well

November/December Rainfall Index

The official numbers for the November/December Rainfall index have been released. If there are any questions please contact us. For our current policy holders, counties and grids with an active interval during the November/December Interval are linked below. Nov-Dec 18

2020 Citrus Update

Here are the updates to the 2020 Citrus Fruit and Florida Fruit Tree Crop Year: Lemon: Now available in 8 Counties.  Newly added counties include:Collier, Glades, Hardee, Indian River, Polk, St. Lucie. Lemon Tree: Now available in 8 Counties.  Newly added

Disaster Assistance

Florida suffered major crop losses as a result of hurricane Irma in September of 2017. In response to these major losses the USDA, working directly with the Florida Department of Agriculture, created two disaster relief programs to aide in the

Let Us Help You with WHIP and Block Grants

The 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP) is providing disaster payments to agricultural producers to offset losses from hurricanes and wildfires during 2017.  The funds – up to $2.36 billion – are available through the new program. 2017

New Policy!

You only have a few weeks left to take advantage of the new Whole-Farm Revenue Protection Policy recently released by the USDA. It is long overdue for a crop insurance product to accommodate practically all commercial growers, farmers, and ranchers. The