New Crop Insurance Premium Rates Set by USDA’s RMA

first_imgSource: NAFB News Serivce New Crop Insurance Premium Rates Set by USDA’s RMA Home Indiana Agriculture News New Crop Insurance Premium Rates Set by USDA’s RMA USDA’s Risk Management Agency has announced it will continue to update crop insurance premiums for corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, spring wheat, rice and cotton. Revised rates for corn and soybeans were offered in most counties in 2012. In 2013 – revised rates for grain sorghum, spring wheat, rice and cotton will be available. It was one year ago that RMA announced it would update crop insurance premiums based on findings of an independent study and peer review process. In general – RMA says the study recommended giving more weight to recent years – rather than the current approach of giving equal weight to all years back to 1975.RMA conducts periodic reviews of its rates and methodology to ensure the Federal crop insurance program doesn’t place an unnecessary financial burden on growers or the American taxpayers through unsound premium rates. RMA Administrator William Murphy says the effort assures that appropriate and fair costs are charged for crop insurance.The revised premium rates for 2012 and 2013 incorporate improvements – including integration of weather data into the premium rating process, refinement of premium loads for prevented planting and replant payments and placement of more weight on loss experience from recent years. RMA will phase in the new rates to limit year-to-year premium changes and potential increases due to losses experience in 2012 due to the drought. RMA says this will ensure greater stability of premiums and predictable rates.Visit rma dot usda dot gov (www.rma.usda.gov) for more information. SHARE SHAREcenter_img By Gary Truitt – Nov 28, 2012 Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleRenewable Fuels Association Says NCCR Campaign Serves Up Half-TruthsNext articleCheck Bins Through Winter Gary Truittlast_img read more

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Sporting use for abandoned Council land

first_imgPedestrian crossing falls ‘out of the sky’ in Pallaskenry NewsLocal NewsSporting use for abandoned Council landBy Alan Jacques – February 27, 2014 578 WhatsApp #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Facebook Twitter Linkedin Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday center_img Previous articleFunding needed for local piersNext articleConcerns over failure to advertise top City of Culture job Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Cllr Kevin SheahanLAND that was bought for social housing and lying idle since the recession should be given to local communities for the development of sporting amenities.Fianna Fáil county councillor Kevin Sheahan told last week’s meeting of the local authorities cultural and sporting committee that towns and villages across the county were littered with sites where social housing was once planned. But with no funds available, there’s not much likelihood of them being developed in the foreseeable future.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Many of these sites were now being used by horse-owners and he believed that this impacted negatively on local communities.“I’m sick of these batty horses myself. They are a threat to people and road users. People driving through towns and villages in County Limerick see these horses and it gives a negative reaction of the area,” he claimed.He said that unused council sites would be better served as playgrounds and sporting amenities for local communities and this should be done with the council’s full support and blessing.He suggested sporting equipment and goalposts could be loaned to residents at weekends so that empty land beside estates would serve a better purpose than its current use for “corralling” horses.“We must look at the positive side. This would afford families with horses the same opportunity for their children to play and integrate better,” said Cllr Sheahan.Phelim Macken of the Limerick Sports Partnership told council members of a similar project called ‘Camp on the Green’, which he said had been a huge success in residential estates in Limerick. TAGSCllr Kevin SheahanLimerick County CouncilMusic Limerick Print Advertisement #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Emaillast_img read more

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Plea Seeking COVID Cash Relief To Transgender Persons Not Holding Ration Cards: Madras High Court Seeks Govt’s Response

first_imgNews UpdatesPlea Seeking COVID Cash Relief To Transgender Persons Not Holding Ration Cards: Madras High Court Seeks Govt’s Response Sparsh Upadhyay20 May 2021 11:43 PMShare This – xThe Madras High Court on Thursday (May 20) sought the response of the Tamil Nadu government on a plea seeking the extension of COVID-19 cash relief Rs.4000/- to transgender persons in Tamil Nadu who do not possess Ration Cards. The Bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy issued the notice after hearing Senior Advocate Jayna Kothari, who appeared along with Advocate On Record Prabhu Chinnaswamy. The public interest litigation (PIL) petition has been filed by a Transgender rights activist, Grace Banu Ganeshan, highlighting that most Transgender persons in Tamil Nadu do not possess ration cards. Averments in the plea In the plea, it has been submitted that there are more than 50,000 Transgender Persons in the State of Tamil Nadu, however, the Social Welfare Department claims that only 11,449 Transgender Persons have been identified in the survey conducted by and out of the said 11,449 transgender persons, only 2541 Transgender Persons were issued a Ration Card. Further, the plea states that a scheme is in place to provide Covid19 cash relief of Rs.4000/- to those people who are having ration cards. “Limiting this cash relief only for persons who possess ration cards would deny the benefit of cash relief to thousands of poor transgender persons in Tamil Nadu who does not having Ration Card…” adds the plea. Alleging that over the last two years, transgender persons in Tamil Nadu are not even being issued Transgender Identity Cards, the plea argues that the authorities, “Failed to consider the right to life and livelihood of socially and economically backward Transgender Persons who have lost their livelihood due to the Covid19 lockdown imposed by the Government of Tamil Nadu.” The plea also submits that the Transgender Community are illiterate and hardly have enough knowledge to use online portal for getting Transgender Identity Card as per the above said new law. Further averments No steps taken to issue guidelines or awareness programs to take into the confidence of the Transgender Community and their unique needs since some of the Transgender Persons would be on Hormone Therapy and some might be going through (Sex Reassignment Surgery) SRS surgery. No steps are taken to come up with awareness programme or special arrangement to cater to the needs of the HIV+ Transgender Persons, who are vulnerable to the Covid19 Pandemic.transgender persons face discrimination, prejudice, and violence from all sections of society, from the police and face lack of access to medical facilities, health care and housing. Transgender persons also face socio-economic disadvantages due to their low levels of education and consequently limited access to employment opportunitiesNeed to ensure that the Transgender person requirement’s including HIV+ transgender person’s health are protected from Covid19 second wave by making appropriate provision of Covid19 vaccination doses Prayers in the plea Extend Covid-19 cash relief Rs.4000/- to transgender persons in Tamil Nadu who do not possess Ration CardsDirect that the first installment of Rs.2000/- of cash relief to be paid in the month of May 2021 under the G.O.(Ms) 37 dated 07.05.2021 is also paid to transgender persons who do not have ration cards, either on the basis of their transgender identity cards or any other government ID; To conduct awareness programmes for Transgender Persons in the State of Tamil Nadu regarding Covid-19 Vaccination, especially to clarify and assure them on the safety of vaccines for those who are undergoing hormone therapy and other treatment; and To conduct special vaccination drivers for transgender persons in Tamil Nadu by assisting them to register online and get special vaccination slots in local community health centres. The matter has now been listed for further hearing on May 27.Click Here To Download OrderRead OrderTagsTransgender Persons Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act Transgender Transgenders Rights Tamil Nadu government Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy GRACE BANU JAYANA KOTHARI Next Storylast_img read more

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