Garden State Crop Insurance Education Initiative
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The Garden State Crop Insurance Education Initiative is in the twelfth year of partnership between Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, and the Risk Management Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. This education program is funded by the Risk Management Agency to inform New Jersey agricultural producers about crop insurance. The New Jersey crop insurance education team exhibits at area trade shows, speaks at producer meetings, conducts farm visits, and pursues various other educational avenues. The New Jersey team consists of the following members:
Karen Kritz, NJDA
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Important Upcoming Dates:
JUNE 30 JULY 1-2 Crop Insurance Educational Meeting and FREE Lunch at Perdue in Bridgeton
July 15: Corn, fresh market sweet corn, grain sorghum, oats, potatoes, soybean, and processing tomatoes acerage reporting date
July 31: Forage seeding cancellation date and sales closing deadline. Wheat end of insurance date
August 10: Processing beans final planting date
August 15: AGR/AGR LITE, apple, blueberry, corn, cranberry, fresh market sweet corn, grain sorghum, oats, peaches, potatoes, soybean, and processing tomatoes premium billing. Processing beans acerage reporting date
August 31: ARG/AGR LITE, apple, blueberry, cranberry, and peach contract change
Continuous – LGM-Dairy, Nursery
Apples - Barley - Blueberries - Corn - Cranberries - Fresh Market Sweet Corn - Forage Production - Forage Seeding Grain Sorghum - LGM Dairy - Nursery - Oats - Peaches - Potatoes - Processing Beans - Processing Tomatoes - Soybeans - Wheat
Plus more through the Adjusted Gross Revenue insurance plans!
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