Crop deadline for farmers coming up February 15

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages you to review available USDA crop risk
protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance
Program (NAP) coverage, before the crop deadline of February 15, 2022.
Federal crop insurance covers crop losses from natural adversities such as drought, hail and
excessive moisture. NAP covers losses from natural disasters on crops for which no permanent
federal crop insurance program is available.
The following crops in Hamblen/Grainger County have a NAP application deadline of February 15,
2022:
Alfalfa Hay, Mixed Grass Hay and Pasture as well as other grasses
The sweet corn, corn silage, soybean forage, pumpkins, peppers, squash, watermelons and other
fruits/vegetables have an application deadline of March 15, 202