Crop Insurance Corporation

A corporation created in carrying out the purposes of the Federal Crop Insurance Act, with capital stocks subscribed by the United States, the management vested in a board of directors, and having power to insure agricultural commodities against loss due to unavoidable causes, including drought, flood, hail, wind, tornado, insect infestation, plant disease, and such other unavoidable causes as may be determined by the board of directors of the corporation, but except, for tobacco, not extending beyond the period that the insured crop is in the field. 7 USC § 1508(a).

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