Processing Beans (Snap and Lima)

This publication discusses crop insurance for processing beans (snap and lima) in Pennsylvania.
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Topics include what is covered, where it is available, covered causes of loss, important insurance dates, what you need to do in case of damage or loss, coverage levels and premium subsidies, price elections, insurance units, additional coverage options, and a loss example.

Snap beans are insurable in Adams, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Erie, Huntingdon, Lancaster, Luzerne, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Union, and York counties. Lima beans are insurable in Adams, Lancaster, and York counties. Processing beans may be insurable in other counties if specific criteria are met. Contact a crop insurance agent for more details.

Processing beans (snap and lima) are insurable if they are grown under, and in accordance with, a processor contract; they are executed by the acreage reporting date; and they are not excluded from the contract at any time during the year. Lima beans following snap beans harvested in the same crop year are not insurable.

External link:

Processing Beans RMA Fact Sheet (2016 crop year)