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Are You Planting Fall Forage Seeding?

A number of producers have begun planting fall forage seeding to establish their forage crops. Note, this is ONLY insurable through a written agreement.

Here are the steps:

  • Contact your agent!!!!
  • Complete an application and written agreement form
  • Get a web soil survey map online & expert Letter (Cty Ext. Agent works great)
  • Crop Inspection completed in the fall verifying an adequate stand is established
  • Wait………if approved, you will have 30 days to accept the coverage or reject it.

All of the paperwork needs to be submitted by late summer/early fall. The earliest plant date is July 1. The final plant dates are:

  • Northern Counties: August 1
  • Central Counties: August 15
    (Barron, Brown, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Door, Dunn, Eau Claire, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marathon, Outagamie, Polk, Portage, Rusk, Shawano, St. Croix, Taylor, Waupaca, Winnebago, Wood)
  • Southern Counties: August 20