PRODUCT MANAGEMENT BULLETIN: PM–20-040
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 changes to the Malting Barley Endorsement (MBE) , under section 508(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act, on March 5, 2020.
The following changes are applicable for the 2021 and succeeding crop years:
- Expansion to 35 Ohio counties (listed in attachment);
- Quality adjustment will now be determined using Local Market Price; and
- Quality adjustment will now impact barley actual production history.
The following documents will be available by close of business today on the RMA website at www.rma.usda.gov:
- Malting Barley Endorsement (21-0091b)
- Malting Barley Endorsement Insurance Standards Handbook (20240)
Approved insurance providers must notify policyholders of these changes at least 30 days prior to the cancellation date, as required by the policy.
December 31, 2021
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