Federal Crop Insurance Corporation 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Millet Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-22002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Millet Crop Insurance Provisions to remove the reduction in indemnity for any unharvested millet acreage to better meet the needs of insured producers. The changes will apply for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-21033
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions by amending the definition of ``liners.'' FCIC also finalizes the Nursery Peak Inventory Endorsement to clarify that the peak amount of insurance is limited to 200 percent of the amount of insurance established under the Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions. The amendments will be applicable to the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mustard Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-19320
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to add to 7 CFR part 457 a new Sec. 457.168 that provides insurance for mustard. The provisions will be used in conjunction with the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, which contain standard terms and conditions common to most crops. The intended effect of this action is to convert the mustard pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program effective for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Cabbage Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-19319
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-11-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to add to 7 CFR part 457 a new Sec. 457.171 that provides insurance for cabbage. The provisions will be used in conjunction with the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, which contain standard terms and conditions common to most crops. The intended effect of this action is to convert the cabbage pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Florida Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-16635
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to replace the provisions currently found at 7 CFR 457.107 with a new Florida Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes, and clarify existing policy provisions to better meet the needs of insureds and to restrict the effect of the current Florida Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions to the 2007 and prior crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions; and Various Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 06-8216
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-09-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is reopening and extending the comment period for the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on Friday, July 14, 2006 (71 FR 40194-40252). The proposed rule contains certain provisions to combine and provide revenue protection and yield protection within one standard crop insurance policy, and to improve prevented planting and other provisions to better meet the needs of insured producers. During the comment period, FCIC received comments that due to the complexity of the proposed changes, sixty days was not adequate to properly address all the issues. FCIC agrees that additional time is appropriate to ensure that all interested persons have time to fully review the proposed rule and provide meaningful comments.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Peanut Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 06-8146
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes amendments to the Peanut Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes and clarify existing policy provisions to better meet the needs of the insured producers. The changes will apply for the 2007 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-14364
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-09-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions by amending the definition of ``liners.'' FCIC also proposes to amend the Nursery Peak Inventory Endorsement to clarify that the peak amount of insurance is limited to 200% of the amount of insurance established under the Nursery Crop Insurance Provisions. The proposed changes will be effective for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E6-12749
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The following paragraph has been added to the beginning of the Summary portion of the May 3, 2006, Federal Register Notice: The Risk Management Agency (RMA) did not receive any complete and valid application packages for the State of Massachusetts under the original Request for Application Notice published in the Federal Register on May 3, 2006, for the Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States Program (Targeted States Program). As a result, RMA is re-announcing its Funding OpportunityRequest for Applications under the Targeted States Program for the State of Massachusetts only. Applicants who previously submitted an application under the May 3, 2006, Targeted States Program for Massachusetts must submit new applications that meet all the requirements of the original Notice published in the Federal Register on May 3, 2006. All other portions and sections of the full text Notice remain unchanged.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Fresh Market Sweet Corn Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-12066
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend its Fresh Market Sweet Corn Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes to allow for the expansion of fresh market sweet corn coverage into areas where the crop is produced and when provided in the actuarial documents, and allow coverage for fresh market sweet corn when it is marketed through direct marketing. This change will be applicable for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Potato Provisions
Document Number: 06-6527
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Northern Potato Crop Insurance Provisions, Northern Potato Crop Insurance Quality Endorsement, Northern Potato Crop Insurance Processing Quality Endorsement, Potato Crop Insurance Certified Seed Endorsement, Northern Potato Crop Insurance Storage Coverage Endorsement, and the Central and Southern Potato Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes and clarify existing policy provisions to better meet the needs of the insureds, and to reduce vulnerability to fraud, waste and abuse. The changes are intended to apply for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions; and Various Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 06-5962
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions, Small Grains Crop Insurance Provisions, Cotton Crop Insurance Provisions, Coarse Grains Crop Insurance Provisions, Malting Barley Crop Insurance Provisions, Rice Crop Insurance Provisions, and Canola and Rapeseed Crop Insurance Provisions to provide revenue protection and yield protection. FCIC also proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions to incorporate changes resulting from input and recommendations by the prevented planting work group. The amended provisions will replace the Crop Revenue Coverage (CRC), Income Protection (IP), Indexed Income Protection (IIP), and the Revenue Assurance (RA) plans of insurance. The intended effect of this action is to offer producers a choice of revenue protection (protection against loss of revenue caused by low prices, low yields or a combination of both) or yield protection (protection for production losses only) within one Basic Provisions and the applicable Crop Provisions to reduce the amount of information producers must read to determine the best risk management tool for their operation and to improve the prevented planting and other provisions to better meet the needs of insured producers. The changes will apply for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Basic Provisions
Document Number: 06-5809
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Basic Provisions to conform to the requirements of section 780 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 (2006 Appropriations Act) regarding written agreements and the use of similar agricultural commodities.
Funding Opportunity; Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnership Program)
Document Number: 06-5442
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnerships Program)
Document Number: E6-6670
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to technical errors, the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on April 18, 2006 for Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education Program at 71 FR 19851-19858. Overview: The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $5.0 million for Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (the Commodity Partnerships Program). The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in the management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U.S. agricultural producers. The program gives priority to educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities, including livestock and forage. A maximum of 40 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with no more than four in each of the ten designated RMA Regions. The maximum award for any of the 40 cooperative partnership agreements will be $150,000. Recipients of awards must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project.
Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program)
Document Number: E6-6669
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to technical errors, the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on April 18, 2006 for Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions Program at 71 FR 19858-19864. Overview: The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $500,000 for Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (the Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program). The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in the management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U.S. agricultural producers. The program gives priority to educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities, including livestock and forage. A maximum of 50 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with no more than five in each of the ten designated RMA Regions. The maximum award for any cooperative partnership agreement will be $10,000. Recipients of awards must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project. Funding availability for this program may be announced at approximately the same time as funding availability for similar but separate programsCFDA No. 10.455 (Community Outreach and Assistance Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.456 (Risk Management Research Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.457 (Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education), and CFDA No. 10.458 (Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States). Prospective applicants should carefully examine and compare the notices for each program. This Announcement Consists of Eight Parts:
Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E6-6668
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to technical errors, the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on April 18, 2006 for Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States Program at 71 FR 19864- 19871. Overview: The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $4.5 million to fund cooperative agreements under the Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States program (the Targeted States Program). The purpose of this cooperative agreement program is to deliver crop insurance education and information to U.S. agricultural producers in certain States that have been designated as historically underserved with respect to crop insurance. The states, collectively referred to as Targeted States, are Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming. A maximum of 15 cooperative agreements will be funded, one in each of the 15 Targeted States. Recipients of awards must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project. Funding availability for this program may be announced at approximately the same time as funding availability for similar but separate programsCFDA No. 10.455 (Community Outreach and Assistance Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.456 (Risk Management Research Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.457 (Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education), and CFDA No. 10.459 (Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions). Prospective applicants should carefully examine and compare the notices for each program.
Request for Applications (RFA): Research and Development Risk Management Research Partnerships
Document Number: E6-6086
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E6-5756
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program)
Document Number: E6-5753
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $500,000 for Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (the Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program). The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in the management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U.S. agricultural producers. The program gives priority to educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities, including livestock and forage. A maximum of 50 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with no more than five in each of the ten designated RMA Regions. The maximum award for any cooperative partnership agreement will be $10,000. Recipients of awards must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project. Funding availability for this program may be announced at approximately the same time as funding availability for similar but separate programsCFDA No. 10.455 (Community Outreach and Assistance Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.456 (Risk Management Research Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.457 (Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education), and CFDA No. 10.458 (Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States). Prospective applicants should carefully examine and compare the notices for each program. This announcement consists of eight parts:
Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnerships Program)
Document Number: E6-5752
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $5.0 million for Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (the Commodity Partnerships Program). The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in the management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U.S. agricultural producers. The program gives priority to educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities, including livestock and forage. A maximum of 40 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with no more than four in each of the ten designated RMA Regions. The maximum award for any of the 40 cooperative partnership agreements will be $150,000. Recipients of awards must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mint Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 06-2893
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is extending the comment period for the proposed rule that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, February 6, 2006 (71 FR 6016-6021). The proposed rule was to amend 7 CFR part 457 to add to a new Sec. 457.169 that provides insurance for mint. The provisions will be used in conjunction with the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, which contain standard terms and conditions common to most crops. This action will correct the electronic mail address, and allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Walnut Crop Insurance Provisions; Almond Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 06-2074
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Walnut Crop Insurance Provisions and Almond Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to reduce the insurable age requirements for almonds and walnuts because of the new varieties available. These changes will be applicable for the 2007 and succeeding crop years.
Announcement Type: Request for Applications (RFA) Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program
Document Number: E6-2861
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions
Document Number: 06-1581
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-02-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is reopening and extending the comment period for the interim rule that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 (70 FR 71749- 71751). The interim rule amended the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions to implement the requirements of section 780 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 (2006 Appropriations Act) regarding written agreements and the use of similar agricultural commodities. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mint Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-1529
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-02-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to add to 7 CFR part 457 a new Sec. 457.169 that provides insurance for mint. The provisions will be used in conjunction with the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, which contain standard terms and conditions common to most crops. The intended effect of this action is to convert the mint pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2007 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Peanut Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E6-855
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-01-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Peanut Crop Insurance Provisions to remove all references to quota and non-quota peanuts and add provisions that will allow coverage for peanuts whether or not they are under contract with a sheller to better meet the needs of insured producers. The changes will apply for the 2007 and succeeding crop years.
General Administrative Regulations; Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions
Document Number: 06-269
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In an interim rule published in the Federal Register on December 21, 1998, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amended the General Administrative Regulations by adding a new subpart X to implement the statutory mandates of section 533 of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (1998 Research Act). The rule provided procedures for responding to requests for final agency determinations regarding any provision of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (Act) or any regulation promulgated thereunder. The interim rule was made final on September 16, 1999. This correction is needed to correct the facsimile number and electronic mail address provided for requester submissions for final agency determinations.