INFORMATIONAL MEMORANDUM: COM–20-002
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
On July 16, 2019, the Risk Management Agency (RMA) issued Manager’s Bulletin MGR-19-021 Agriculture Risk Protection Act (ARPA) List Review Standards. This guidance provides clear expectations of what actions AIPs are to perform regarding the Agriculture Risk Protection Act (ARPA) List, including specific actions AIPs are to take with respect to agents and adjusters identified on the ARPA List. The guidance also instructs AIPs how those actions, along with the results, should be reported to RMA.
Scenarios used to generate the ARPA List are subject to change from year to year. As such, the narrative accompanying the ARPA List is attached as Appendix A and released each year.
This serves as notification that Appendix A has been updated and the narrative for the 2020 Anomalous Agent and Adjuster (ARPA) List is attached.
Attachment: Appendix A Update
DISPOSAL: Effective until superseded or rescinded.