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USDA sets separate price for MPCI crop year


USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) last week announced the availability of a separate revenue price for fall and spring wheat for the 2014 Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) crop year. RMA is also reminding producers in the Pacific Northwest of sales closing dates in September for fall crops.

RMA worked closely with Tri-State Wheat Grower groups to move the price discovery period for spring wheat from the spring to the fall. 

“Producers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington will now have both the spring and winter wheat projected prices available before the wheat sales closing date,” said RMA Spokane Regional Office Director Dave Paul. 

The spring wheat type now uses the Minneapolis...

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