INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM: PM17-072




1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Stop 0801
Washington, DC  20250-0801

Date

December 20, 2017

To:

All Approved Insurance Providers
All Risk Management Agency Field Offices
All Other Interested Parties

From:

Richard H. Flournoy Deputy Administrator /s/ Richard H. Flournoy    12/20/2017

Subject:

2018 Crop Year (CY) Additional Price Elections for select California Grapes and Prunes
Background

The following additional price elections are provided for 2018 CY grapes in California with a corresponding sales closing date of January 31, 2018.

Crop/Variety  Crush District Additional Price Election  Established Price Election  CAT Price Election 
Black Corinth/Zante Currant 13  $255  $250 $140.25 
Fiesta  13  $255  $210 $140.25 
Fiesta  14  $255  $250 $140.25 
Flame Seedless  13  $225  $220 $125.75
Selma Pete  13   $255  $250 $140.25 
Sultana  13  $255   $240 $140.25 
Thompson Seedless  13   $255  $240 $140.25 
Thompson Seedless  14  $255   $175 $140.25 
White Malaga  13  $225  $200 $123.75
                                                                                                   

The following additional price elections are provided for 2018 CY prunes in California with a corresponding sales closing date of January 31, 2018.

Crop/Practice  Additional Price Election  Established Price Election  Cat Price Election 
Prunes Non-organic $1,730 $1,445 $951.50
Prunes Organic $2,165 $1,810 $1,190.75
                                               
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