PRODUCT MANAGEMENT BULLETIN: PM–21-023
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 (FCIC) amended the Forage Seeding Crop Provisions for the 2022 and succeeding crop years in response to comments received on the Final Rule published in the Federal Register on April 30, 2020, to clarify the later spring sales closing date applies in counties with both fall and spring-planted practices if a producer does not plant any “insurable” fall planted acreage. This change provides producers who plant an uninsurable forage crop in the fall an opportunity to purchase a policy for an insurable and timely planted forage crop in the spring.
A Final Rule with this change was published in the Federal Register on April 29, 2021. FCIC invites you to submit comments on this rule through the close of business on June 28, 2021, at regulations.gov.
The Forage Seeding Crop Provisions (22-032) will be available by close of business today on the RMA website at www.rma.usda.gov.
As required by the policy, approved insurance providers must notify policyholders of these changes at least 30 days prior to the cancellation date.
Interested producers should contact a crop insurance agent for further information. A list of agents can be found on the RMA website at www.rma.usda.gov/Information-Tools/Agent-Locator-Page.
December 31, 2021