Many producers still have questions about how planting and destroying cover crops may affect crop insurance coverage.
Provisions vary from state to state, with the Risk Management Agency’s 10 regional offices making local decisions.
Some of these regional offices have updated or compiled information in recent months.
Links to that information are below:
"Insurance for Crops Following a Cover Crop" from the Raleigh, N.C., Regional Office serving Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont and West Virginia.
"Insuring a Crop Following a Cover Crop" from the Springfield, Ill. Regional Office, serving Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
"2013 Crop Year Insuring Crops Planted Following a Cover Crop" from the Topeka, Kan. Regional Office serving Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
"Insuring a Crop Following a Cover Crop" from the St. Paul, Minn. Regional Office serving Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.