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FALL COVERS FOR SPRING SAVINGS

IDOA Cover Crops Premium Discount Program

This Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) Cover Crop Premium Discount Program is offered for acres of cover crops installed outside of state and federal program incentives (e.g., EQIP, CSP and state cost share). Interested participants may sign-up for acres planted to cover crops in the fall of 2020 and will be planted to an insurable crop in 2021. Eligible applicants will receive a $5/acre insurance premium discount on the following year's crop insurance invoice for every acre of cover crop enrolled and verified in the program. Applications are due to IDOA by January 15, 2021 and must be completed in full for eligibility. Application assistance is available through your local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office or the IDOA Bureau of Land and Water Resources at 217-782-6297.

FY 2021 FCSS RESOURCES

NEW RULES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2021

COVER CROP PREMIUM DISCOUNT PROGRAM.

Application period opens December 15, 2020.