Recognizing continued challenges due to COVID-19, RMA has issued new actions that supplement the earlier relief authorized by Manager’s Bulletins: MGR 20-005, MGR 20-008, MGR 20-009, MGR 20-010, MGR 20-013, and MGR 20-026.
RMA received a request for Final Agency Determination (FAD) regarding the interpretation of section 15(h)(7) of the Basic Provisions which covers Production Included in Determining an Indemnity and Payment Reductions.
FCIC has revised the Area Risk Protection Insurance (ARPI) Basic Provisions, Common Crop Insurance Policy (CCIP) Basic Provisions, Sunflower Seed Crop Provisions, and Dry Pea Crop Provisions for the 2021 and succeeding crop years.
FCIC has approved modifications to the Hemp APH Insurance Program applicable for the 2021 and succeeding crop years.
2020 CY harvest prices have been approved for the following plans of insurance: Revenue Protection, Area Revenue Protection, Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion and Area Revenue Protection – Harvest Price Exclusion.
FCIC has approved the implementation of the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO), available for the 2021 crop year for select crops with a contract change date of November 30, 2020 or later.
FCIC has expanded the number of counties where certain crops are insurable for the 2021 crop year.
The factors and premiums for 2021 organic rice, organic cotton, popcorn and organic popcorn have been provided by RMA.
FCIC has approved an expansion of the Hybrid Sweet Corn Seed crop insurance program to include Hybrid Popcorn Seed.
RMA revised the Silage Sorghum Pilot Endorsement for the 2021 and succeeding crop years.
A request for interpretation of section 6 (Report of Acreage) of the Basic Provisions.
RMA has published the 2021 WFRP Handbook.
2021 CY projected prices and volatility factors have been approved for 10/31 SCD barley and wheat.
FSA has issued a correction to the 2020 Upland Cotton schedule of loan premiums and discounts.
The window to comment on PRF Indexing and Rating Methodology has been extended.