Programs Blog News What's New RMA USDA USDA En Español Contact Us Field Offices About RMA

You are: Home / News / News Archives
 

News Archives

Contact:
John Shea, 202-690-0437

PROCESSING PUMPKINS INSURANCE PROGRAM
AVAILABLE IN 11 ILLINOIS COUNTIES

WASHINGTON, Nov 6, 2008 - RMA has released a privately owned 508(h) insurance program for processing pumpkins, beginning in crop year 2009. The new program is an actual production history (APH) program with 65 to 80 percent coverage levels, using the contract base price.

The program will be available in the Illinois counties of Bureau, Fulton, Henry, Knox, Marshall, Mason, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford, with a sales closing date of March 15, 2009.

More detailed program information for processing pumpkins is available on the RMA Web site at: http://www.rma.usda.gov/policies/2009policy.html.