PRODUCT MANAGEMENT BULLETIN: PM18-059




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

Date

November 30, 2018

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    11/30/2018

Subject:

Hybrid Seed Rice – Modifications Effective for 2019 and Succeeding Crop Years
Background
The Risk Management Agency (RMA) has revised the Hybrid Seed Rice crop insurance program for the 2019 crop year to improve clarity with respect to the program’s processes and procedures. Primary changes include streamlining of language for clarity and consistency and addition of process illustrations in handbook exhibits.
Action

The Hybrid Seed Rice Crop Provisions will be available by close of business today on the Risk Management Agency website. RMA will subsequently finalize and place the Hybrid Seed Rice Crop Insurance Handbook and the Hybrid Seed Rice Loss Adjustment Standards Handbook on the website for the 2019 crop year.

Interested producers should contact a crop insurance agent for further information. A list of agents can be found on the Risk Management Agency (RMA) Agent Locator.

Disposal Date

December 31, 2018

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