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USDA Expands Crop Insurance Program for Georgia Produce

Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Mary Kendall Dixon
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The USDA Risk Management Agency, RMA, in Valdosta is expanding their crop insurance program for the 2020 Crop Year. The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association worked with RMA to bring about this addition by providing them with data critical for the success of the additions.

The table below lists the counties, planting seasons and sales closing dates for the crop insurance program extensions.

Fresh Market Sweet Corn

Counties

Practice

Sales Closing Date

Colquitt

Tift

Fall/Spring

7/31/2019

 

Miller

Toombs*

 

Seminole

Worth

 

Fresh Market Tomatoes

 

Counties

Practice

Sales Closing Date

 

Tift

Fall/Spring

1/31/2020

 

Peaches

 

Counties

Practice

Sales Closing Date

 

Bleckley

Schley

Fresh-Early/Mid/Late and Processing

11/20/2019

 

Peppers

 

Counties

Practice

Sales Closing Date

 

Brooks

Lowndes

Fall/Spring

7/31/2019

 

Colquitt

Thomas

 

Cook

Tift

 

Echols

Ware

 

Grady

Worth

 

 *Spring Planted Only

For more information contact the RMA Valdosta Regional Office at 229-242-7235. 


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