The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 37, “Crop Insurance Deadlines, Cover Crops, and Pandemic Relief.”
The episode features Brian Frieden, Regional Office Director of the USDA Risk Management Agency in Springfield, Illinois, where he discusses the new Pandemic Cover Crop Program. If you planted cover crops this crop year and have crop insurance, you may be eligible for a premium benefit. Mr. Frieden explains important deadlines and how to secure the premium. Visit farmers.gov for additional information.
As always, all of the episodes can be found here: https://will.illinois.edu/agriculture/note/50107