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FSA program deadlines loom

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July 15 - Final date to report acreage on all other crops and land uses, except small grains, including CRP acreage. Production reporting deadline for NAP crops for previous year’s production except small grains. Exception: Crops insured through NAP must report the earlier of: 15 calendar days before the onset of harvest or grazing, or July 15.
 July 29 - Final date to apply for 2009 Supplement Revenue Assistance Program (SURE).
 Sept. 1 - Final day to apply for coverage under NAP for Christmas trees, crustaceans, finfish, flowers, ginseng, grass-sod.
 Sept. 30 - Final day to report acreage for 2011 Value Added Crops (sod grass, crustaceans, Christmas trees, finfish, ornamental nursery, floriculture).
 Producers with livestock deaths caused by adverse weather or normal mortality must file a Notice of Loss within 30 days of when loss is apparent, but no later than Oct. 30. However, application for payment can be made up to Jan. 30, 2012. Proper documentation must be provided.
 On-going programs include Direct and Guaranteed Farm Operating and Farm Ownership Loans, Rural Youth Loans, Farm Storage Facility Loans, Milk Income Loss Contract Program and Continuous Conservation Reserve Program.
Only producers with a NAP policy are required to report by these deadlines.
For information, contact the FSA county office at 765-765-2702 or visit www.fsa.usda.gov.