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Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E9-7895
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to some errors, the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on March 27, 2009, for the Targeted States Program at 74 FR 13403-13410.
Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program)
Document Number: E9-6822
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
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 $900,000 (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 90 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with no more than nine 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), and CFDA No. 10.458 (Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States). Prospective applicants should carefully examine and compare the notices for each program.
Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E9-6821
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-27
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, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming. A maximum of 16 cooperative agreements will be funded, one in each of the 16 Targeted States. Awardees 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. 10.457 (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.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E9-6726
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations Tobacco Crop Provisions. The amended provisions removed the Quota Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions, and revised the Guaranteed Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions, and changed the title of the Guaranteed Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions to Tobacco 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. The changes will apply for the 2010 and succeeding crop years.
General Administrative Regulations; Administrative Remedies for Non-Compliance; Correcting Amendments
Document Number: E9-5793
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains correcting amendments to the final regulations that were published December 18, 2008 (73 FR 76868-76891). These regulations pertain to Administrative Remedies for Non-Compliance and provide clarification of existing remedies.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Cabbage Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E9-4118
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Cabbage Crop Insurance Provisions to convert the cabbage pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2010 and succeeding crop years.
General Administrative Regulations; Submissions of Policies, Provisions of Policies, Rates of Premium and Premium Reduction Plans
Document Number: E9-4116
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends General Administrative Regulations, Subpart VSubmission of Policies, Provisions of Policies, Rates of Premium and Premium Reduction Plans to remove provisions that allow approved insurance providers (AIP) to offer premium reduction plans. The authority for such premium reductions has been eliminated in the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill).
General Administrative Regulations; Appeal Procedure
Document Number: E9-4114
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is amending the General Administrative Regulation, Appeal Procedure. This final rule incorporates a requirement mandated by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill) that allows producers to use both mediation and the informal administrative appeal process in their appeals of decisions by FCIC and making minor non-substantive changes for clarity.
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.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E7-24444
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the Multiple Peril Crop Insurance.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Fresh Market Sweet Corn Crop Insurance Provisions; Correction
Document Number: E7-21852
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains a correction to the final regulation which was published Wednesday, September 26, 2007 (72 FR 54519-54525). The regulation pertains to the insurance of fresh market sweet corn.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Potato Provisions
Document Number: E7-21238
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes amendments to 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 will apply for the 2008 and succeeding crop years for the Northern Potato Crop Insurance Provisions, Northern Potato Crop Insurance Quality Endorsement, Northern Potato Crop Insurance Processing Quality Endorsement, Potato Crop Insurance Certified Seed Endorsement, and the Northern Potato Crop Insurance Storage Coverage Endorsement. The Central and Southern Potato Crop Insurance Provisions changes will apply for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Fresh Market Sweet Corn Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E7-18781
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Fresh Market Sweet Corn Crop Insurance Provisions to make policy revisions that would allow expansion of the fresh market sweet corn coverage into additional areas where the crop is produced, and will allow coverage for fresh market sweet corn that is sold through direct marketing. The changes will be effective for the 2008 and succeeding crop years for all counties with a contract change date on or after the effective date of this rule and for the 2009 and succeeding crop years for counties with a contract change date prior to the effective date of this rule.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Millet Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E7-15954
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes 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.
Funding Opportunity Title: Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E7-11898
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The following paragraph has been added to the beginning of the Summary portion of the March 14, 2007, Federal Register Notice:The Risk Management Agency (RMA) did not receive valid application packages for the State of Utah under the original Request for Application Notice published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2007, 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 Utah. Applicants who previously submitted an application under the March 14, 2007, Targeted States Program Request for Applications Notice for Utah must reapply in accordance with the original Notice published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2007. All other portions and sections of the full text Notice remain unchanged. For Further Information Contact: Applicants and other interested parties are encouraged to contact: Lon Burke, USDA-RMA-RME, phone: 202- 720-5265, fax: 202-690-3605, e-mail: RMA.Risk-Ed@rma.usda.gov. You may also obtain information regarding this announcement from the RMA Web site at: http://www.rma.usda.gov/aboutrma/agreements/.
Termination of Agriculture Board of Contract Appeals
Document Number: 07-2702
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-07
Agency: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is publishing amendments to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) as a final rule. USDA amends its regulations to reflect the legal termination of the Agriculture Board of Contract Appeals (AGBCA) and the creation of a new consolidated Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA). Additionally, with respect to appeals heard by the AGBCA other than Contract Disputes Act appeals, the AGBCA transfers or eliminates certain appeal procedures as a result of the termination of the AGBCA. USDA eliminates the appeals of procurement suspension and debarment, as well as the appeals of export violation debarment determinations under the Forest Resources Conservation and Shortage Relief Act (16 U.S.C. 620 et seq.), and transfers jurisdiction to hear Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards appeals to the new consolidated CBCA.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Coverage Enhancement Option
Document Number: E7-10825
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-06
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. 457.172 Coverage Enhancement Option (CEO) that provides additional coverage to applicable crop provisions. The CEO will be used in conjunction with the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, which contain standard terms and conditions common to most crops and with the crop provisions for which it is approved. At this time, RMA has no plans to expand CEO to crops other than Texas Citrus Trees. The intended effect of this action is to convert the pilot CEO to a permanent option for the 2008 and subsequent crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Cultivated Wild Rice Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E7-10824
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to add to 7 CFR part 457 a new 457.170 that provides insurance for cultivated wild rice. 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 cultivated wild rice pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2009 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Mint Crop Insurance Provisions; Correction
Document Number: E7-9885
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains a correction to the final regulation which was published Thursday, May 3, 2007 (72 FR 24523-24530). The regulation pertains to the insurance of mint.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E7-9775
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations by removing the Quota Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions, revising the Guaranteed Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions, and changing the title of the Guaranteed Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions to Contracted Tobacco 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. The changes will apply for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program)
Document Number: E7-9561
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The following paragraph has been added to the beginning of the Summary portion of the March 14, 2007, Federal Register Notice: The Risk Management Agency (RMA) did not receive complete and valid application packages for the State of Maine under the original Request for Application Notice published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2007, 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 Maine. Applicants who previously submitted an application under the March 14, 2007, Targeted States Program Request for Applications Notice for Maine must reapply in accordance with the original Notice published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2007. All other portions and sections of the full text Notice remain unchanged.
General Administrative Regulations; Administrative Remedies for Non-Compliance
Document Number: E7-9418
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend 7 CFR part 400, subpart R to clarify existing administrative remedies, add additional administrative remedies that are available as a result of enactment of section 515(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (Act) (7 U.S.C. 1515(h)), and make such other changes as are necessary to implement the provisions of section 515(h) of the Act.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mint Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E7-8340
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Mint Crop Insurance Provisions to convert the mint pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2008 and succeeding crop years.
Request for Applications (RFA): Non-Insurance Risk Management Program Partnerships
Document Number: E7-5971
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Announcement of Availability of Funds and Request for Application for Competitive Cooperative Agreements-Correction
Document Number: E7-4594
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to an error in the Application Deadline (Section IV Application and Submission Information, C. Submission Dates and Times), the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on March 7, 2007 for Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States (Targeted States Program) at 72 FR 10128-10135. 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. 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.
Announcement of Availability of Funds and Request for Application for Competitive Cooperative Partnership Agreements-Correction
Document Number: E7-4593
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to an error in the Application Deadline (Section IV Application and Submission Information, C. Submission Dates and Times), the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on March 7, 2007 for Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program at 72 FR 10121-10128. 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. 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 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.
Availability of Funds and Request for Application for Competitive Cooperative Partnership Agreements-Correction
Document Number: E7-4592
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Due to an error in the Application Deadline (Section IV Application and Submission Information, C. Submission Dates and Times), the following notice supersedes the original Request for Applications, published on March 7, 2007 for Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnerships Program) at 72 FR 10113- 10121. 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 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 $100,000. Applicants must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project. This announcement consists of eight sections:
Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program
Document Number: E7-4334
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Walnut Crop Insurance Provisions; Almond Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: E7-4333
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Walnut Crop Insurance Provisions and Almond Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to change the insurable age requirements for almonds and walnuts.
Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program)
Document Number: E7-4092
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-07
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. 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 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.
Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnerships Program)
Document Number: E7-4080
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-07
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 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 $100,000. Applicants must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a cooperative partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial involvement of RMA in the project.