Growers are running out of time before the crop insurance deadline

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The Risk Management Agency of the USDA is reminding farmers that they need to act soon, if they haven’t already. A crop insurance reminder has been issued by the Risk Management Agency (RMA) at the USDA to growers in Alabama who intend to purchase coverage, as the deadline of September 30 is coming up quickly. The deadline applies to the coverage available for a range of different types of crops in different counties. For instance, the crop insurance deadline includes policies in Limestone County for canola, as well as for…

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Crop insurance deadline for spring seeded plants is approaching

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Maryland farmers are being reminded that the last day for purchasing coverage is nearly here. Farmers in Maryland have been issued a reminder by the state’s Department of Agriculture, in order to make sure that they are aware of the fact that if they want to buy crop insurance for spring seeded crops – or alter the coverage that they already have – they will need to do so by the deadline of March 15. Some of the types of plant that are included in this coverage include soybeans, corn,…

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Risk Management Agency pushes back deadline on crop termination, giving farmers more flexibility with their insurance coverage

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency has announced that farmers will have more time to ensure that their crops are properly insured after an uncommonly wet spring last year. Farmers are required to terminate their cover crops in order to obtain insurance coverage for their main crops. The original deadline for this termination was scheduled for May 15 of this year. The Risk Management Agency has pushed that back to June 5. Farmers will be required to terminate their cover crops regardless of their stage of growth by…

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