USDA says farmers who planted cover crops eligible for premium


Farmers who insured their crops this year and made the decision to plant cover crops will now be eligible for a financial bonus from USDA.

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced the Pandemic Cover Crop Program, which allows farmers who planted cover crops to be eligible for a crop insurance premium. The assistance is $5 dollars an acre crop insurance premium discount for certain producers. Read the rest of the article here.