Farmers with a Federal crop insurance policy can now request more time to harvest crops by filing a Notice of Loss with their Approved Insurance Provider. The end of the insurance period for spring-planted wheat and barley is October 31 and is December 10 for corn and soybeans. Once the loss notice is filed, insurance providers will then grant additional harvest time on a case by case basis. USDA’s Risk Management Agency is encouraging farmers experiencing harvest delays to contact their insurance agent as soon as possible. Read the full press release.
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