Informational Prevent Plant Meetings: Canton Elevator: May 29th at 9am Administrative Office: May 30th at 9amFree DP until August 31, 2019 at all UFC locations. NOTE: Due to river levels Meyer,Gregory Landing, and Warsaw are not accepting grain. Thought you would like to know! Soybean Request for Referendum
The USDA announced the start of the Soybean Request for Referendum, which runs May 6 through May 31, 2019. This is required by the USDA every 5 years to determine if producers want to vote on the continuation of the soybean checkoff program. You only need to visit your FSA office, with one settlement sheet for soybeans from 2017 or 2018 crop year showing the checkoff was withheld. This must be submitted to your County FSA office by May 31, 2019 or postmarked by midnight May 31, 2019. Below is a link with complete details.
Preventive Planting (PP) Preventive Planting (PP) is not eligible until after the final plant date and must be turned in no later than 72 hours after: The final planting date, if no intention of planting during the late planting period OR you determine you will not be able to plant at all.
Qualifications: To determine the number of acres that (PP) qualify, review your last 4 years of planting history by crop and determine which year had the highest amount of planted acres. For example: corn in 2015 - 400 acres; 2016 - 300 acres; 2017 - 450 acres; 2018 - 500 acres. In this case, you will be covered for PP, as long as your 2019 planted acres by crop do not exceed 500 acres. Call your agent for more info.