These include planting an approved variety, using approved practices, completing required activities and filing necessary reports, and appropriately caring for the insured crop, reporting losses in a timely manner.
March 15 is the deadline to apply for or make any changes to a crop insurance policy.
If you currently have a policy and make no changes, transfers, or cancelations then your policy will renew, in current form, on March 15.
February is when the base prices are set for the Revenue Protection and Yield Protection policies. They will take the February average of the 2015 December corn contract and the 2016 November Soybean contract to establish these prices.
With market prices shifting into the low to mid $3's for corn and low to mid $9's for soybeans, insured's may want to look at their current coverage level and think about increasing levels to cover input costs. Remember that March 15 is the deadline to sign up for crop insurance and/or make any changes to your current policy. If you already have a policy, it will renew in current form unless any changes or cancelations are made prior to
When you receive your application, along with signing and dating this document and returning prior to March 15, you should also review your information list on the application:
These are all items that need to be discussed at renewal time, please let our office know if there are any changes to be made for the 2016 crop year.