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USDA New Release Expansion Hemp Crop Insurance

This information has be copied and reposted from an inbound news email News Release USDA Announces Expansion, Other Improvements to Hemp Crop Insurance WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it is expanding the pilot Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) plan for hemp. The expansion, as well as other improvements to the plan, will begin in the 2021 crop year. “We are pleased to expand the hemp program and make other improvements for hemp producers,” said USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) Administrator Martin Barbre. “Hemp offers exciting economic opportunities for our nation’s farmers, and we are listening and responding to their risk management needs.” The changes announced today include: Expanding the program: New states included: select counties in Arizona, Arkansas, Nevada and Texas New counties (13) in states with existing coverage: Conejos, CO; La Plata, CO; Moffat, CO; Routt, CO; San Miguel, CO; Kenton, KY; Whitley, KY; Houghton, MI; Granite, MT; San Miguel, NM; Valencia, NM; Scott, TN; Alleghany, VA Allowing broker contracts for hemp grain Adjusting program, reporting and billing dates: Sales closing, cancellation, production reporting and termination dates adjusted to match dates of similar crops Acreage Reporting Dates adjusted based on regional final …

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Crop Insurance Matters Crop Insurance Services are provided by the Independent Insurance Agency of Athena Insurance and Financial Services. Athena Insurance has been providing insurance services to Farm and Ranches …


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