Key Crop Insurance Dates

Find important deadlines throughout the season for crop insurance.

Crop Insurance Deadlines

Key crop insurance deadlines
Corn Soybeans Winter Wheat Spring Wheat
Sales Closing Date Corn3/15 Soybeans3/15 Winter Wheat9/30 Spring Wheat3/15
Purchase/Cancellation/Transfer/Change Date Corn3/15 Soybeans3/15 Winter Wheat9/30 Spring Wheat3/15
Projected Price Announced Corn3/05 Soybeans3/05 Winter Wheat9/20 Spring Wheat3/05
Initial Planting Date Corn Soybeans Winter WheatN/A Spring Wheat
Final Planting Date (For Full Guarantee) Corn Soybeans Winter Wheat Spring Wheat
Production Reporting Due Date Corn4/29 Soybeans4/29 Winter Wheat11/14 Spring Wheat4/29
Winter Wheat & Spring Wheat on Same Policy Corn Soybeans Winter Wheat Spring Wheat11/14
Acreage Report Deadline Corn7/15 Soybeans7/15 Winter Wheat11/15* Spring Wheat7/15
Premium Billing Date Corn8/15 Soybeans8/15 Winter Wheat7/01 Spring Wheat8/15
Winter Wheat & Spring Wheat on Same Policy — IA, NE, SD, WY Corn Soybeans Winter Wheat8/15 Spring Wheat8/15
Harvest Price Announced Corn11/05 Soybeans11/05 Winter Wheat8/05** Spring Wheat9/05
Crop Hail Insurance Carryover Coverage Terminates (Varies by Insurance Company) Corn Soybeans Winter Wheat Spring Wheat
Crop Hail Insurance Discount Date (Varies by Insurance Company) Corn Soybeans Winter Wheat Spring Wheat

Contact your crop insurance officer.

* Iowa Winter Wheat Acreage Reporting Deadline, 12/15.

** Wyoming Winter Wheat Harvest Price Announced, 9/05.

Plant Dates

Corn

Initial Plant Date for Nonirrigated Corn  irrigated corn ipd
 

The dates are not for any specialty types of corn and to contact your agent if you are growing silage, blue or any other specialty type of corn.

Soybeans

Initial Plant Date for Nonirrigated Soybeans  Initial Plant Date for Irrigated Soybeans
Final Plant Date for Nonirrigated Soybeans  Final Plant Date for Irrigated Soybeans

Spring Wheat

 
 

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Financial Expertise

As a lender, we understand financial risk and work to protect your working capital, not just your crop or livestock.

Highly Trained

Our insurance officers receive annual training on RMA changes to crop insurance and livestock insurance plans and stay informed throughout the year.

Dedicated Specialists

Our agents are non-commissioned and focus 100% of their time on crop insurance and livestock insurance — every working day of every week in the year. They don’t sell property, casualty or life insurance.

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FCSAmerica serves farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. For inquiries outside this geography, use the Farm Credit Association Locator  to contact your local office.