USDA logoUSDA has announced a crop insurance rule change that will allow farmers to harvest a cover crop for forage in the spring of 2013 and still insure a following grain crop. This practice was not previously allowed if a grower wanted to insure a grain crop. This is a temporary rule change to help livestock producers impacted by the drought. See the 1 page information bulletin with more details here: http://www.aae.wisc.edu/pdmitchell/CropInsurance/RuleChange.pdf.

08.30.2012
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