PRODUCT MANAGEMENT BULLETIN: PM–19-028
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 Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Board of Directors approved the Hybrid Vegetable Seed Insurance Program, a privately developed product that was submitted and approved under section 508(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act, on March 27, 2019. This insurance program protects against production losses for Hybrid Carrot Seed. It is available for the 2020 crop year for producers in Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, and Wasco counties in Oregon and Yakima county in Washington.
The following Hybrid Vegetable Seed Insurance Program materials will be available by close of business today and may be accessed on the RMA Web site: www.rma.usda.gov.
- Hybrid Vegetable Seed Crop Provisions (20-HVS-0066)
- Hybrid Vegetable Seed Crop Insurance Standards Handbook (FCIC-20500U (05-2019))
- Hybrid Vegetable Seed Loss Adjustment Standards Handbook (FCIC-20500L (05-2019))
The sales closing date for Hybrid Vegetable Seed Insurance Program is July 15, 2019. Interested producers should contact a crop insurance agent for further information. A List of agents can be found on the Risk Management Agency website at www.rma.usda.gov/Information-Tools/Agent-Locator-Page.
December 31, 2019