THREE NEW INSURANCE PROVIDERS APPROVED FOR 2009 REINSURANCE YEAR
John Shea, 202-690-0437
WASHINGTON, Sep 8, 2008 - RMA announced today that it has approved the Standard
Reinsurance Agreement for Hudson Insurance Company and The Insurance Company of the
State of Pennsylvania, and has approved the Livestock
Price Reinsurance Agreement for Casualty Underwriters Insurance Company.
"The assets of Hudson Insurance Company, The Insurance Company of the State of
Pennsylvania, and Casualty Underwriters Insurance Company represent a welcome addition
to the Federal Crop Insurance Program," said RMA Administrator Eldon Gould. "These three
companies join existing insurance providers and RMA in our effort to increase coverage
and capacity in the Federal
Crop Insurance Program, allowing us to provide excellent risk management tools to the
Providing affordable and effective risk management tools to farmers is a unique
public-private partnership. RMA is committed to private sector delivery of the Federal
Crop Insurance Program and is pleased with the added participation of Hudson Insurance
Company The Insurance Company of
the State of Pennsylvania, and Casualty Underwriters Insurance Company.
There are 17 approved insurance providers participating in the 2009 Federal Crop
Insurance Program. For a complete list of insurance providers, see the RMA Web
site at: http://www3.rma.usda.gov/tools/agents/companies/indexCI.cfm.