USDA Reminds Producers to Report Prevented Planting and Failed Acres
May 23, 2019
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wisconsin Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Sandy Chalmers reminds producers to report failed or prevented planting acres in order to establish or retain FSA program eligibility.
“FSA offices have been receiving reports of winterkill alfalfa and mixed forage throughout the state. Producers must report those losses before replanting,” said Chalmers.
Failed acreage is acreage that was timely planted with the intent to harvest, but because of disaster related conditions, the crop failed before it could be brought to harvest. Prevente...