Crop Dates & Deadlines

Mark your calendar with these important dates and deadlines to help you manage your crop insurance effectively.

Important deadlines

Sales closing deadlines

  • March 15: Spring seeded crops
  • September 30: Fall seeded crops

Acreage reporting deadlines

  • July 15: Spring seeded crops
  • December 15: Fall seeded crops

Production reporting deadlines

Spring seeded crops
  • February 15: Area plans
  • April 29: Individual plans
Fall seeded crops
  • August 31: Area plans
  • November 14: Individual plans

Illinois' Initial and Final Plant Dates


COUNTRY Financial® is the marketing name for the COUNTRY Financial family of affiliated companies (collectively, COUNTRY), which include COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company®, and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, Illinois.

Crop policies issued by COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company®, Bloomington, IL. This entity is an equal opportunity provider. 

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