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Prevented planting resources

This article was written by former UMN Extension educator in ag business management, Amber Roberts. While initially published in 2020, this article has resources to help people to best figure out the dollars and cents of several less-than-ideal options now that Mother Nature has delayed planting progress so significantly, including: planting after the final RMA planting date, prevent plant, planting a crop other than the one originally intended for a field and planting after the late planting window has closed. Additional information, including a worksheet one can fill out to help with prevented plant decisions can be found here . For northwest Minnesota, wet conditions and cool soil temperatures have delayed planting. Farmers with federal crop insurance who have been unable to plant by the final planting date still have options. The first step for farmers is to contact your crop insurance agent to determine your prevent plant eligibility. Read more>>