The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency announced special provisions this week to clarify acreage eligible for prevented planting in the Prairie Pothole region. “The goal is to make federal crop insurance policy more objective and to provide clarity for the producers facing prevented planting losses,” said RMA Administrator Brandon Willis. The updates eliminate the “normal weather” provision, providing a more objective means for determining eligibility, and remove a provision disqualifying land for prevented planting if marsh vegetation is found. Learn more.
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