The Risk Management Agency (RMA) issued Managers Bulletin MGR-19-011, which expands the number of counties where insurance for fresh market corn and peppers are available. Coverage for fresh market corn is now available in Colquitt, Miller, Seminole, Tift, Toombs, and Worth counties in Georgia. Coverage for peppers is now available in Hamilton County, Florida, Brooks, Colquitt, Cook, Echols, Grady, Lowndes, Thomas, Tift, Ware and Worth counties in Georgia and Clarendon, Colleton, Edgefield, Orangeburg, and Saluda counties in South Carolina.
Interested producers should contact their insurance agent or go to https://www.rma.usda.gov/Information-Tools/Agent-Locator-Page to find an agent.
All statements made are opinions of the author and are not intended to provide legal opinions or legal advice.