Report prevented-planting acresJune 9, 2015 - 12:11pmbusiness/agriculture
The Upper Midwest's long, late-spring rainy stretch prevented some fields from being planted. Now, producers need to report prevented-planting acres, both to their crop insurance agents and to the Farm Service Agency, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Start with your crop insurance agent, says Terry Miller, executive director of the Grand Forks (N.D.) County FSA.
"Their insurance then decides if it (the field that wasn't planted)...