important crop insurance deadlines

March 15th

  • New applications, cancellations, transfers
  • Add crops, delete crops
  • Change levels of coverage, options, and plans
  • Written Agreements
  • Sign-up for the 60% substitute yield election
  • Winter Wheat spring inspection forms
  • Notify our office, if you planted and fall-seeded crops. In order for insurance to attach, an appraisal must be made to determine that an adequate stand exists.

REMINDER: Any acreage planted to hay barley varieties (including, but not limited to: Haybet, Westford, Bestford, Washford, Ridawn or Horsford) IS NOT insurable.

April 29th

  • Production reporting
  • Change unit structures

July 15th

  • Report planted acres
  • Added Land Requests

September 30th

  • Forage Production Sales Closing Date

October 16th

  • Forage Production Underwriting Report
  • Forage Production and Acreage Report

November 15th

  • South Dakota Winter Wheat Production and Acreage Report
  • Pasture, Rangeland, Forage, Acreage Reporting, Production Reporting
  • Pasture, Rangeland, Forage Sales Closing Date