Important Dates

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Crop

Sales Closing Date

Cancellation/
Changes
Date

Early Plant Date

Final Plant Date

Acreage Reporting Date

Premium Billing Date

Production Reporting Date

Price Discovery Period Base Price

Price Discovery Period Harvest Price

Loss Notice Reporting Date

Wheat

September 30

September 30

-

October

December 15

July 1

November 1

Aug 15
thru
Sept 14

July 1
Thru
 July 31

 October 31

Corn

March 15

March 15

April 6

June 5

July 15

October 1

April 29

Feb 1
thru
Feb 28

Oct 1
Thru
Oct 31

December 10 or 15 days after Harvest

Soybeans

March 15

March 15

April 21

June 20

July 15

October 1

April 29

Feb 1
Thru
Feb 28

Oct 1
Thru
Oct 31

December 10 or 15 days after Harvest


  • Sales closing date--last day to apply for coverage.
  • Final planting date--last day to plant unless insured for late planting.
  • Acreage reporting date--last day to report the acreage planted. If not reported, insurance will not be in effect.
  • Date to file notice of crop damage--after damage; the date the producer decides to discontinue caring for the crop; prior to the beginning of harvest; immediately, if farmer determines that the crop is damaged after harvest begins; or the end of the insurance period, whichever is earlier.
  • Payment billing date- interest will be assessed 30 days after billing date.
  • Cancellation date--last day to request cancellation of policy for the next year.
  • Production reporting date--last day to report production for Actual Production History (APH).