USDA has notified producers of winter and spring sales closing dates for multiple peril crop insurance programs. Producers are instructed to make all of their coverage decisions before the closing dates. The upcoming closing dates are as follows:

January 31, 2014 – Last day to buy or change AGR insurance in select counties in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Last day to submit required documents to continue or change 2014 AGR-Lite insurance for existing policy holders.
February 3, 2014 – Last day to buy or change crop insurance coverage for 2014 spring planted onions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington and cabbage in Oregon and Washington.
March 17, 2014 – Last day to buy or change all other spring seeded multiple peril crop insurance (excluding wheat in counties with fall and spring planted types). Last day to buy 2014 AGR-Lite insurance for new application/enrollment policies.

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