June 7th, 1999


TO:          All Reinsured Companies
             All Risk Management Field Offices

FROM:        Tim B. Witt	/s/ Roberta E. Waggoner (for)
             Deputy Administrator

SUBJECT:     Income Protection Pilot Program for Wheat

The Income Protection (IP) - Wheat pilot program is available in selected counties in Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington. The

IP Wheat Crop Provisions, the FCI-35 Coverage and Rate Table format, and the IP Yield Procedure have been updated for the 2000 crop year. The crop provisions were revised to include the following: