Just a note to say that California Crop Insurance sales closing dates are rapidly approaching. The first one is for grains and is on that ever popular date of Halloween. Renewals are easy but if you are plannning to start a policy please be aware that there is paperwork invloved so don't wait until the last day.
Crop insurance has many benefits for the grower. Contact an approved crop insurance agent to find out what it can do for you.
SALES CLOSING DATES – the last day to purchase new policies, make certain changes, add a crop or variety, cancel or transfer existing policies
GRAIN October 31, 2011
BLUEBERRIES November 20, 2011
CITRUS November 20, 2011 (for the 2012 bloom 2013 harvest)
AVOCADOS November 30, 2011 (for the 2012 bloom 2013 harvest)
WINE GRAPES January 31, 2011
APPLES January 31, 2011
NURSERY May 31, 2011
REVENUE January 31, 2011
Don’t forget that crop insurance is an eligibility requirement for other certain USDA Farm Service Agency programs.