Crop insurance deadline nears
March 6, 2020
USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds producers in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming that the final date to purchase or make changes to crop insurance on spring-planted crops is March 15. Farmers also need to notify their agent if they have planted winter wheat in a county with only spring wheat coverage by this date.
Federal crop insurance is critical to the farm safety net. It helps producers and owners manage revenue risks and strengthens the rural economy. Producers may select from several coverage options, including yield coverage, revenue protection, and area ri...