Producers reminded to get coverage through state hail insurance program

Electronic forms and applications available online


From Montana Department of Agriculture

The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding producers to get covered through the State Hail Insurance Program.

Montana producers can access and fill out applications for state hail insurance online by visiting the program’s website at

Producers can insure crops against hail damage at the maximum coverage rate of $75 per acre for dryland and $114 per acre for irrigated land. Rates charged are a percentage of the insured amount and vary by county. A detailed list of rates by county and crop can be found at

An application for insurance and more details about payment options have been mailed to producers who previously purchased state hail insurance. Completed forms can be emailed, mailed or faxed to the department or used as a reference when contacting the office by phone.


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