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Excerpted from a Risk Management Agency Fact Sheet
The Risk Management Administration (RMA) has identified, in the actuarial documents, eligible crop years in which producers may elect to exclude actual yields from their actual production history. Crop years are eligible when the average per planted acreage yield for the county was at least 50 percent below the simple average for the previous 10 consecutive crop years. Separate determinations will be made for irrigated and non-irrigated acreage, when data is available.
Beginning with the spring 2015 crop year, the actuarial documents identify eligible crop years that can be excluded.