The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced a fall cover crop discount program for acreage in Illinois planted to cover crops in the fall of 2019 that will be planted to an insurable crop in 2020. The program will allow eligible applicants to receive a $5 per acre premium discount on the following year’s crop insurance invoice for every acre of cover crop enrolled and verified in the program. Funding of eligible acreage will be on a first come, first serve basis capped at 50,000 acres.
NAU Country Insurance Company is participating in this program. For more information and access to the application, click here: https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Resources/LandWater/Pages/Cover-Crops-Premium-Discount-Program.aspx
Applications are due to IDOA by January 15, 2020, and must be completed in full for eligibility.
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