Federal Crop Insurance Corporation 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Coverage Enhancement Option Provisions; Corrections
Document Number: E8-31105
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains corrections to the final regulation that was published Monday, July 28, 2008 (73 FR 43607-43611). The regulation pertains to the Coverage Enhancement Option.
General Administrative Regulations; Administrative Remedies for Non-Compliance
Document Number: E8-30073
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the General Administrative Regulations; Administrative Remedies for Non- Compliance to add additional administrative remedies that are available as a result of the enactment of section 515(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (Act) (7 U.S.C. 1515(h)), make such other changes as are necessary to implement the provisions of section 515(h) of the Act, and to clarify existing administrative remedies.
Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program
Document Number: E8-29549
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement; Group Risk Plan of Insurance Regulations; and the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions
Document Number: E8-27845
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-11-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends the Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement, the Group Risk Plan of Insurance Regulations, and the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions to revise those provisions affected by the changes mandated by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Farm Bill 2008).
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-25857
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions administered by Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC).
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Dry Pea Crop Provisions
Document Number: E8-20128
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Dry Pea Crop Insurance Provisions by including the insurability of additional types of dry peas, by offering winter coverage, by allowing replanting payments, and by making chickpeas insurable under the Dry Pea Crop Provisions. The changes will apply for the 2009 and succeeding crop years for all Dry Pea counties with a contract change date on or after November 30, 2008.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Coverage Enhancement Option Provisions
Document Number: E8-17187
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Coverage Enhancement Option (CEO) Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to restrict the effect of the current Pilot Coverage Enhancement Option to the 2008 and prior crop years and replace with revised permanent CEO provisions, and to better meet the needs of insured producers. The changes will apply for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement and the Group Risk Plan of Insurance Regulations
Document Number: 08-1395
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends the Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement (7 CFR 402.4) (CAT Endorsement), and the Group Risk Plan Common Policy (7 CFR 407.9) (GRP policy) to incorporate changes in the administrative fees for catastrophic risk protection mandated by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Farm Bill 2008).
Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E8-11810
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The following paragraph has been added to the beginning of the Summary portion of the January 22, 2008, Federal Register Notice: The Risk Management Agency (RMA) did not receive complete and valid application packages for the State of Delaware under the original Request for Application Notice published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2008, for the Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States Program (Targeted States Program). RMA is re-announcing its Funding OpportunityRequest for Applications under the Targeted States Program for the State of Delaware. Applicants who previously submitted an application under the January 22, 2008, Targeted States Program Request for Applications Notice for Delaware must reapply in accordance with the original Notice published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2008. All other portions and sections of the full text Notice remain unchanged.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Mustard Crop Insurance Provisions; Correction
Document Number: E8-6728
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains corrections to the final regulation which was published Monday, March 3, 2008 (73 FR 11318-11323). The regulation pertains to the insurance of Mustard.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Cultivated Wild Rice Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E8-3964
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Cultivated Wild Rice Crop Insurance Provisions to convert the cultivated wild rice pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mustard Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E8-3963
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mustard Crop Insurance Provisions to convert the mustard 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; Correction
Document Number: E8-3854
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains corrections to the final regulation which was published Thursday, February 7, 2008. The regulation pertains to the insurance of Florida Citrus Fruit.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Grape Crop Insurance Provisions and Table Grape Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E8-3850
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Grape Crop Insurance Provisions and Table Grape 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 insured producers, and to reduce vulnerability to fraud, waste, or abuse.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Florida Citrus Fruit Crop Provisions
Document Number: E8-2190
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Florida Citrus Fruit Crop Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to restrict the effect of the current Florida Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions to the 2008 and prior crop years and replace with new crop provisions to better meet the needs of the insured producers. The changes will apply for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program)
Document Number: E8-952
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
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 (subject to availability of funds) 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. Awardees 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 programs CFDA 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. The collections of information in this announcement have been approved by OMB under control number 0563-0067 through January 31, 2009.
Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnerships Program)
Document Number: E8-943
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
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 $3.75 million (subject to availability of funds) 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 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 of the 50 cooperative partnership agreements will be $75,000. Applicants must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project. The collections of information in this announcement have been approved by OMB under control number 0563-0067 through January 31, 2009. This Announcement Consists of Eight Sections:
Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E8-942
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
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 $4.5 million (subject to availability of funds) 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. Awardees 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. The collections of information in this announcement have been approved by OMB under control number 0563-0067 through January 31, 2009. This Announcement Consists of Eight Sections:
Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program
Document Number: E8-941
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Dry Pea Crop Provisions
Document Number: E8-321
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Dry Pea Crop Insurance Provisions to include the insurability of additional types of dry peas, to offer winter coverage, to allow replanting payments, and to make chickpeas insurable under the Dry Pea Crop Provisions rather than the Dry Bean Crop Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes, to clarify existing policy provisions to better meet the needs of the producers, and to reduce vulnerability to program fraud, waste, and abuse. The changes will apply for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.