News Release

Damaged Grain Markets for Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

Damaged Grain Buyers List

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 8, 2019 – USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced that a Damaged Grain Buyers list is now available on the St. Paul Regional Office website. The St. Paul Regional Office is providing a list of buyers of damaged grain that service Iowa, Minnesota, or Wisconsin. The list is not complete and is provided as a guide to assist in locating salvage markets.

It is important to note for crop insurance purposes, coverage of the insurable crop ends at the earliest of the total destruction of the crop or harvest of the insured crop. Stored grain is not covered under the crop insurance policy. For more information on the insurance period, refer to the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions.

Crop insurance is sold and delivered solely through private crop insurance agents. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA Service Centers and online at the RMA Agent Locator. Farmers can use the RMA Cost Estimator to get a premium amount estimate of their insurance needs online.

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