Footnotes

Footnote 7 - Common Crop Insurance Policy, Basic Provisions (17-BR) apply with the Crop Provisions for the 2017 crop year for all crops with a 2017 contract change date on or after June 30, 2016. 

Footnote 6 – Ineligibility Amendment (15-Ineligibility) modifies the Area Risk Protection Insurance Basic Provisions, Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, Livestock Gross Margin for Cattle Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, Livestock Gross Margin for Swine Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, Rainfall and Vegetation Index Plan of Insurance Basic Provisions for the 2015 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2015 contract change date on or after April 30, 2014, and for the 2016 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2015 contract change date prior to April 30, 2014.

Footnote 1 – The CAT coverage offered under ARPI is equivalent to the CAT coverage previously offered under the Group Risk Plan (GRP) which ARPI is replacing. Group coverage is required to be 'comparable coverage' to an individual plan, for which CAT is statutorily defined as 50 percent of yield and 55 percent of price. RMA has determined that comparable area-based coverage is 65 percent of yield and 45 percent of price.

Footnote 5 – Farm Bill Amendment (15-CCIP-Farm Bill) modifies the provisions of the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions (CCIP) for the 2015 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2015 contract change date on or after June 30, 2014, and for the 2016 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2015 contract change date prior to June 30, 2014.

Footnote 4 – Replant and Double Cropping Amendment (18-CCIP-Replant and Double Crop) modifies the provisions of the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions (CCIP, 17-BR) for the 2018 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2018 contract change date on or after June 30, 2017, and prior to November 30, 2017. The Replant and Double Cropping Amendment has been included in the 18-BR.

Footnote 1 – The CAT coverage offered under ARPI is equivalent to the CAT coverage previously offered under the Group Risk Plan (GRP) which ARPI is replacing. Group coverage is required to be 'comparable coverage' to an individual plan, for which CAT is statutorily defined as 50 percent of yield and 55 percent of price. RMA has determined that comparable area-based coverage is 65 percent of yield and 45 percent of price.