WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Risk Management Agency reminds producers that Oct. 2, 2006, is the sales closing date for many fall-planted crops.



Crops that may need to be insured by this date include:



Alfalfa Seed
Barley
Canola
Cultivated Wild Rice
Forage Production
Mint
Oats
Potatoes
Rye
Sugarcane
Wheat



Sales closing dates vary by crop, state, and county so producers should consult a crop insurance agent to discuss their insurance options. A short explanation of key dates in the insurance cycle is online.


  • List of states and crops with an Oct. 2, 2006, sales closing date.



  • SOURCE: USDA news release.