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Please stay cool and hydrated out there everyone! If the recent weather has caused you to suffer a production loss to your crops please contact your crop insurance agent. It is important that you contact your agent within 72 hours of your initial discovery of the damage and no later than 15 days after the close of the insurance period because you may be eligible for a loss payment. Also continue to protect the crop from further damage by providing continued sufficient care. Have a wonderful day guys!
If you grow CORN or TOMATOES and have crop insurance ! one final REMINDER! JUNE 10TH is the final planting date for corn and tomato crop insurance policies. If you have corn or tomato crop insurance policies be sure to get your crops in the ground before the June 10th deadline or you may be subjected to late planting production guarantee reductions!
JUNE 10TH is the final planting date for corn and tomato crop insurance policies. If you have corn or tomato crop insurance policies be sure to get your crops in the ground before the June 10th deadline or you may be subjected to late planting production guarantee reductions!
USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds New Jersey nursery growers that the final date to apply for NURSERY crop insurance coverage for the 2017 crop year is May 1. Current policyholders who wish to make changes to their existing NURSERY coverage also have until the May 1 sales closing date to do so. Growers applying for the first time may purchase coverage at any time.
Crop insurance provides protection against a loss in production due to natural perils such as wind, hurricane, and freeze. More information on nursery crop insurance is available at RMA’s Nursery Policy Web page.
Coverage begins 30 days after receipt of a signed application, Plant Inventory Value Report for each insured practice, and two copies of the grower’s most recent wholesale catalog or price list.
Growers are encouraged to visit their crop insurance agent soon to learn specific details for the 2017 crop year. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA Service Centers and online at the RMA Agent Locator. Growers can use the RMA Cost Estimator to get a premium amount estimate of their insurance needs online. Learn more about crop insurance and the modern farm safety net at http://www.rma.usda.gov.
March 15th is the sales closing deadline for spring planted crops. The following crops listed all have a sales closing deadline of March 15th, if you want to sign up for crop insurance for any of the following crops please contact your agent ASAP!
Corn/Silage Sales Closing
Spring Forage Seeding Sales Closing
Fresh Market Sweet Corn Sales Closing
Grain Sorghum Sales Closing
Oats Sales Closing
Processing Beans Sales Closing
Soybeans Sales Closing
Processing Tomatoes Sales Closing
Whole Farm Revenue Sales Closing
ATTENTION Growers with FRUIT crop insurance!!! If you have a blueberry, cranberry, peach or apple fruit crop insurance policy, acreage reports for that policy are due JANUARY 15! If you have any questions, please contact your crop insurance agent or our office at 856-769-0090 Happy Holidays!!!!
July 15th is the acreage reporting deadline for Corn, Sweet Corn, Tomato, Soybean, Grain Sorghum, Oats, and Potatoes Acreage reports are the basis of determining the amount of insurance protection provided and the premium charged. An annual acreage report for each insured crop in the county in which you have an ownership must be submitted to your insurance company (through your agent) on or before the acreage reporting date for that crop. The acreage report shows the insured crops you have planted, acreage prevented from planting, what share you have in those crops, where the crops are located, how many acres you planted, the dates you completed planting them, what insurance unit they are located on identifies any acreage not insurable, and the cultural practice followed (i.e., irrigated, double cropped, etc. Be sure to get these reports in on time to your crop insurance agent!