All producers who have not reported their fall seeded crops are urged to call and make an appointment with the Farm Service Agency at (620) 221-2060. The deadline to certify is Dec. 15.
Producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. If crops are not certified by the deadline, they must meet certain requirements to be accepted and producers may be charged a late fee of $46 per farm.
The following exceptions apply to the above acreage reporting date:
• If the crop has not been planted by the above 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 above acreage reporting date, then the acreage must be reported no later than 30 calendar days after purchase or acquiring the lease. Appropriate documentation must be provided to the county office.
Call the FSA to make an appointment, (620) 221-2060.