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Deadline extended for Iowa farmers to earn crop insurance discounts with cover crops

Cover Crop

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has extended the deadline for farmers who planted fall cover crops to sign up for a $5 per acre reduction on their 2020 crop insurance premiums to Jan. 31. Farmers and landowners can signup online at apply.cleanwateriowa.org.

The insurance premium reductions will be available for fall-planted cover crops with a spring-planted cash crop. 

Participants must follow all existing farming practices required by their policy and work with their insurance agents to maintain eligibility. 

For questions regarding the application process, call 515-281-5851 or email covercropdemo@iowaagriculture.gov.

 

 

 



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