Some farm program deadlines are quickly approaching, announced John R. Whitaker of USDA’s Iowa Farm Service Agency. The final loan availability date for corn, grain sorghum and soybeans is May 31st. June 3 is the deadline for enrolling in the 2013 Average Crop Revenue Election Program and the final date to apply for the 2011 Supplemental Revenue Assistance (SURE) Program is June 7.
The SURE program offers benefits for farm revenue losses due to natural disasters that happened in the 2011 crop year. Producers with farms in counties with Secretarial disaster declarations, including contiguous counties that experienced certain losses may be eligible. For more information contact the local Farm Service Agency county office.