SUMMARY OF CHANGES FOR THE CULTIVATED WILD RICE CROP PROVISIONS
The following is a brief description of changes to the crop provisions that will be effective for the 2009 crop year.
Please refer to the crop provisions for more complete information.
Removed the provisions regarding document priority because these provisions are now contained in the Basic
Section 1 – Revised the definition of “finished weight,” “recovery percentage,” and “shatter.” Removed the
definitions of “determined recovery percentage,” “latest final planting date,” “processing,” and “standard recovery
percentage.” Added a definition of “processor.”
Section 3 – Specify in section 3(a), only one percentage of the maximum price election may be selected for all the
wild rice in the county.
Section 5 – Added new cancellation and termination dates for some California counties. Revised the termination
dates for Minnesota and other California counties.
Section 7 – Added the end of insurance period for all other states is provided in the Special Provisions.
Section 8 – Added drought and the intrusion of saline water as insured causes of loss and added we will not insure
against any loss of production due to the application of saline water, except as specified in these crop provisions.
Section 10 – Clarified that representative samples are required in accordance with section 14 of the Basic
Section 11 – Reformatted to be consistent with the other Crop Provisions.
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
CULTIVATED WILD RICE CROP PROVISIONS
Approved laboratory - A testing facility approved by us
to determine the recovery percentage from samples of
cultivated wild rice.
Cultivated Wild Rice - A member of the grass family
Zizania Palustris L., adapted for growing in man-made
flood irrigated fields known as paddies.
Finished weight -
(a) The green weight delivered to a processor multiplied