Written by M. Sean High—Staff Attorney
In July 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) Raleigh Regional Office—Raleigh, NC issued a revised Barley crop insurance fact sheet for Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia for the 2017 crop year.
Accordingly, for fall-planted barley in Pennsylvania, the sales closing date is September 30, 2016, for the insurance period ending August 31, 2017. Additionally, for spring-planted barley in Pennsylvania, the sales closing date is March 15, 2017, for the insurance period ending October 31, 2017.
Actuarial information regarding insurable counties is available for viewing on RMA’s website at http://webapp.rma.usda.gov/apps/actuarialinformationbrowser/. A listing of crop insurance agents is also available on RMA’s website at http://www.rma.usda.gov/tools/agent.html.