Information courtesy of Purdue University
With corn planting in the Eastern Corn Belt significantly behind schedule, many farmers are beginning to consider the possibility that exercising the prevented planting provisions in some crop insurance products may become a realistic option.
We have also put together a spreadsheet to help farmers evaluate the decision to accept a prevented planting payment, plant corn after the crop insurance deadline, or switch to soybeans. It is available here
Purdue Extension also recently held a webinar that discussed some of the agronomic and management issues related to late planting. You can listen to that webinar here
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