June 23rd, 1999


TO:          All Reinsured Companies
             All Risk Management Field Offices

FROM:        Tim B. Witt	/s/ Roberta E. Waggoner (for)
             Deputy Administrator

SUBJECT:     Onion Crop Provisions for the 2000 Crop Year Are Now Available on the Reporting Organization Server

The Risk Management Agency (RMA) has placed the Onion Crop Provisions including a Summary of Changes for the 2000 crop year on the Reporting Organization (RO) Server. These files are available in both Acrobat PDF, and WordPerfect WPD formats. They are available through the internet on RMA's WebSite at http://www.rma.usda.gov/policies/index.html, or through the Reporting Organization (RO) Server under the /Policies/2000/crops directory.

If you have any questions, please contact David Clauser, Product Development Division at

(816) 926-7730.