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The United States currently produces about 163 million pounds of honey each year. The following insurance programs utilize various indexing systems to assess plant growth and vigor, which correlates to honey production.

Apiculture Archive

Rainfall Index (RI) - is based on weather data collected and maintained by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. The index reflects how much precipitation is received relative to the long-term average for a specified area and timeframe.

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For more information regarding these programs, contact a qualified Crop Insurance Agent.

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