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    USDA/RMA Customer Survey

    The Informational Memorandum is announcing an upcoming FPAC Customer Experience Survey that is being conducted by the Customer Experience Division (CXD) within the FPAC Business Center (FBC). July 29, 2020
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    AACI Issue Alert - HEALS ACT

    On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Alert regarding the newly released COVID Relief/Phase 4 package known as the HEALS Act. Click here for a brief overview of the agriculture related provisions of each package and our outlook on what to expect moving forward. July 28, 2020
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    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - July 27, 2020

    Click here to read the July 27, 2020, AACI Newsletter including general updates on what is happening in congress, COVID-19 updates on negotiations for their next relief package, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) updates on distribution, LGM Policy Improvements, and the UDSA Issues Report on Beef Price Margin. Read more! July 27, 2020
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    USDA announces Livestock Gross Margin insurance program improvements

    USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) insurance program for cattle and swine beginning in the 2021 crop year. July 24, 2020
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    RMA Update: COVID-19 FSA Acreage Reporting Date changes

    Given the current situation surrounding COVID-19, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced additional information on the FSA Acreage Reporting Date as well as Manager's Bulletin MGR-20-015 that was issued on May 28, 2020. July 13, 2020
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    USDA improves crop insurance policies with new options

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced changes to several crop insurance policies improving options for producers, including introducing a new Quality Loss Option, a new unit structure assignment option for Enterprise Units (EU) and new procedures for Multi-County Enterprise Units (MCEU). July 13, 2020
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    From the USDA: Additional Commodities now eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

    An initial list of additional commodities have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Producers will be able to submit applications that include these commodities on Monday, July 13, 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting applications for CFAP through August 28, 2020, which helps offset price declines and additional marketing costs because of the coronavirus pandemic. July 10, 2020
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    USDA and FSA have both added additional flexibilities for producers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing additional flexibilities for producers to file on acres with failed crops or crops that were prevented from planting because of extreme weather events. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is adding these flexibilities for Notice of Loss on both insured and uninsured crops to enable Service Centers to best assist producers. July 08, 2020
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    AACI Issue Alert - Three important USDA announcements

    On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Alert around three important press releases that went out last week from the USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Risk Management Agency (RMA). July 07, 2020
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    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - June 29, 2020

    Click here to read the June 29, 2020, AACI Newsletter including general updates on what is happening in congress, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) updates on distribution, Ag Updates on the extension on new immigration visas through the end of the year, the Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020, the banned sales of Dicamba in the U.S., and the deadlines around ARC and PLC enrollment, and more! Read more! June 29, 2020
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