2004 and Succeeding Crop Years
FCIC-25830-2 (APPLE PILOT)
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE HANDBOOK
DATE: November 18, 2003
OPI: Product Development Division
APPLE PILOT QUALITY OPTION
2004 AND SUCCEEDING
/s/ Tim B. Witt
Deputy Administrator, Research and Development
THIS HANDBOOK CONTAINS THE OFFICIAL FCIC-APPROVED LOSS ADJUSTMENT
STANDARDS FOR THIS CROP FOR THE 2004 AND SUCCEEDING CROP YEARS. IN
THE ABSENCE OF INDUSTRY-DEVELOPED, FCIC-APPROVED PROCEDURE FOR THIS
CROP FOR 2004 AND SUCCEEDING CROP YEARS, ALL REINSURED COMPANIES
WILL UTILIZE THESE STANDARDS OR BOTH LOSS ADJUSTMENT AND LOSS
Major Changes: See changes or additions in text which have been redlined. Three stars (***) identify
where information that has been removed.
Changes for November 2003 Issuance (FCIC-25830-2):
A. Page 2, section 2 B (4): Amended definitions for “Amount of Insurance” and “Annual Packout
Factor” to remove typographical errors.
B. Page 3, section 2 B (4): Deleted “Minimum Value” definition.
C. Page 4, section 3 B: Inserted a “NOTE” that refers to the CIH and LAM for additional provisions
not applicable to CAT coverage.
D. Page 5, section 3 D: Re-formatted section text.
E. Page 5, section 4 A (4): Removed the word “each” and inserted “any” in the following sentence:
“...Within the crop provisions...has ended prior to each any of the following...”
F. Page 6, section 3 A (5) (b): Deleted the phrase “Whenever possible” from the subsection, which
now reads as follows: “Whenever p