PRODUCT MANAGEMENT BULLETIN: PM–17-037
United States Department of Agriculture
Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services
Risk Management Agency
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-0801
All Risk Management Agency Field Offices
All Other Interested Parties
The 2018 Appendix III to the Standard Reinsurance Agreement and the Livestock Price Reinsurance Agreement (Appendix III) has been updated with approved modifications. Appendix III is available electronically via the Risk Management Agency (RMA) website at www.rma.usda.gov/Policy-and-Procedure/Appendix-III-M13-Handbook-Index under the Appendix III/M-13 directory.
Modifications in the 2018 Appendix III include:
- Margin Protection new Insurance Plan Code 17 (Margin Protection with Harvest Price Option)
- P15A new field titled Production Record Type Code
- P21 Quality Adjustment rules updates
- Annual Forage updates
- New crop insurance program for Triticale (0158)
- Appendix III narrative changes that included the following:
- eDAS web sales application decommission on July 1, 2018
- PASS data encryption on FTP server
- Accounting Loss Credit updates
Questions or comments regarding Appendix III content can be submitted using “comments” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 31, 2018.