Nap Application Closing Dates for Crops fast Approaching
Lexington, KY – The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program (NAP) are March 1 and March 15.
The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass, Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed, and TEFF.
The crops for the March 15 deadline are: Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Corn-Hybrid Seed, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Gourds, Greens, Herbs, Lettuce, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Popcorn, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radish, Sorghum, Sorghum-Grain, Soybeans, Squash, Strawberries, Sunflowers, Sweet Potatoes, Tobacco-Burley, Tobacco-Dark Air, Tobacco-Fire Cured, Tomatoes, Turnips, and Watermelons.
NAP helps producers reduce their risk when growing food and fiber crops, specialty crops, and crops for livestock feed. These benefits are only available for crops for which crop insurance is not available.
Producers filing for coverage under the NAP are required to pay a $250 service fee per crop per county not to exceed $750 per producer per county or $1,875 per producer in all counties.
Contact your local FSA Service Center for additional information.