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July 20, 2020


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Richard H. Flournoy, Deputy Administrator /s/ Richard H. Flournoy    7/20/2020


Livestock Gross Margin for Cattle, Dairy, and Swine, Revisions for the 2021 and Succeeding Crop Years

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Board of Directors (Board) approved revisions to the Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) plan of insurance for Cattle, Dairy, and Swine, under section 508(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act, on June 23, 2020. The following revisions are applicable for the 2021 and succeeding crop years:

  • Allow premium to be paid at the end of the endorsement period for LGM Cattle;
  • Add premium subsidy to LGM Cattle and Swine. Premium subsidy will be based on the deductible selected by the livestock producer.
    • LGM Cattle: Subsidy will range from 18% with 0 deductible up to 50% with a deductible of $70 or greater
    • LGM Swine: Subsidy will range from 18% with 0 deductible up to 50% with a deductible of $12 or greater
  • Other minor editorial revisions to make the policies consistent with each other.

The following materials will be available by close of business today on the RMA website at

  • 21 LGM Cattle policy
  • 21 LGM Dairy Cattle policy
  • 21 LGM Swine policy
  • 21-LGM Dairy Q&A
  • 21-LGM Cattle Q&A
  • 21-LGM Cattle Underwriting Rules
  • 21-LGM-Cattle Prem Calc
  • 21-LGM Swine Underwriting Rules
  • 21-LGM Swine Q&A
  • 21-LGM-Swine Prem Calc
  • LGM Fact Sheet Cattle
  • LGM Fact Sheet Swine

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Ciliege or Cody Lovercamp, Product Administration and Standards Division at (816) 926-7730.


December 31, 2020

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