0830PrairiePotholeRulesr.cfm Malatya Haber RMA announces Prairie Pothole prevented planting rules
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay Equipment For The Farm
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways


Reader Comment:
by jJane

"Thanks for sharing this story!"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.


RMA announces Prairie Pothole prevented planting rules

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency announced a clarification to prevented planting crop insurance provisions for what is known as the Prairie Pothole region, following pressure from the local congressional delegations and producers. The new guidelines include eliminating the “normal weather” provision to allow a producer who plants and harvests a crop one out of four years, regardless of the weather situation, to be eligible for prevented plant coverage. Previous rules defining normal weather conditions were up for subjective interpretation, leaving many growers uncertain about how they could use those years to qualify for prevented plant insurance. The new rules also remove a provision regarding the presence of so-called “marsh vegetation.” These new rules will go into effect for the 2014 crop year. More about the changes from RMA is at http://www.rma.usda.gov/news/2013/08/prairiepothole.pdf.

Date: 9/09/2013



Google
 
Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com

 

Archives Search


Advertisement
NCBA Convention

United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives