Specialty crop producers using buy-up coverage make up the majority of the value of crops insured through FCIP

Bar chart showing percent of conventional and organic U.S. crops insured with buy-up coverage through the Federal Crop Insurance Program from 2015 to 2022.

Organic farmers face different production challenges and costs than those who grow crops conventionally. Organic products also tend to bring higher prices than their conventional counterparts. In response to these differences, USDA has expanded risk management options over the years for organic producers.

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