Federal Crop Insurance Corporation June 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 05-12644
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions to make container and field grown practices separate crops; provide coverage for plants in containers that are equal to or greater than 1 inch in diameter; provide separate basic units by share for all coverage levels and basic units by plant type when additional coverage is purchased; permit insureds to select one coverage level for each plant type basic unit when additional coverage is purchased; allow increases to the Plant Inventory Value Report (PIVR) up to 30 days before the end of the crop year; allow acceptance of an application for insurance for any current crop year up to 30 days before the end of the crop year; change the starting and ending dates for the crop year to June 1st and May 31st, respectively; and make other policy changes to improve coverage of nursery plants. FCIC also finalizes the Nursery Peak Inventory Endorsement to reflect changes made in the Nursery Crop Provisions and adds a new Rehabilitation Endorsement to provide a rehabilitation payment for field grown plants to compensate them for rehabilitation costs for plants that will recover from an insured cause of loss.