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FSA acreage reporting dates right away

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Todd Bullock in Walthall County reminds producers to file their crop acreage reports for all crops and land uses. Filing accurate and timely reports ensures continued FSA program benefits. Producers are encouraged to review the reporting dates below.
“In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers must file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline,” said Bullock. We encourage our farmers to call or visit the Walthall County FSA office to find out more or to file the reports.”
The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for Walthall County:
July 15, is the acreage reporting date for Walthall County producers to report CRP, summer perennial grasses such as Bahia, Bermuda, and native grasses and annual forages such as millet and sorghums for grazing or hay and spring seeded row crops such as corn, soybeans, peanuts and commercial vegetable and fruit crops.
The following exceptions apply to the above reporting dates:
•If the crop has not been planted by the acreage reporting date, then the acreage must be reported no later than 15 calendar days after planting is completed.
•If a producer acquires additional acreage after the acreage reporting date, then the acreage must be reported no later than 30 calendars days after purchase or acquiring the lease.
Appropriate documentation must be provided to the county office.
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) policy holders should note that the acreage reporting date for NAP-covered crops is the earlier of the dates listed above or 15 calendar days before grazing or harvesting of the crop begins.
For questions on crop acreage reporting, please contact the Walthall County FSA office at 601-876-0962, x.2 or visit

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