New Form: Grant Authority Signature Statement
This form allows a person authorized to sign on behalf of an insured to grant another person(s) the authority to sign any and all crop insurance documents on their behalf.

The form can be downloaded using the link below or from the Documents Library in GlobalAgWorks.

Please Note:
  1. This form DOES NOT obligate the named person(s) to the terms and conditions of any crop insurance contract.
  2. USDA/RMA may request additional documentation or information about persons authorized to sign such as partnership agreements, LLC operating agreements, or other written documentation.
Final Agency Determination 274
Request dated July 31, 2017, to the Risk Management Agency (RMA) requesting a Final Agency Determination for the 2016 crop year(s) regarding the interpretation of section 14 of the Basic Provisions: Duties in the Event of Damage, Loss, Abandonment, Destruction, or Alternative Use of Crop or Acreage.
Spokane RO: New SCD for Late Fiscal Filers for WFRP
The RMA has announced addition of a new sales closing date for late fiscal filers for the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) policy. For Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, late fiscal filers can now obtain their WFRP policy by November 20, 2017 for the 2018 crop year. Calendar and early fiscal filers have until March 15, 2018.
Blueberry Crop Program Expands in Oregon
The RMA has announced the expanded availability blueberry crop insurance coverage in Morrow County, Oregon.

Current policyholders who wish to make changes to their existing coverage also have until the sales closing date to do so. Producers, including those in Morrow County, Oregon are encouraged to visit their crop insurance agent soon to learn specific details for 2018 crop year.
Updated 2018 Loss Adjustment Manual
RMA has published an updated 2018 Loss Adjustment Manual (LAM) Standards Handbook. This handbook is effective for the 2018 and succeeding crop years and is not retroactive to any 2017 or prior crop year determinations.
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