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New Prevented Planting Rules
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 26, 2013 04:26 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- North Dakota's congressional delegation issued a joint news release on Monday to highlight tweaks to USDA's rules for prevented-planting crop insurance in 2014.

The two senators and one congressman stated, "The new rules come following pressure from North Dakota's delegation to clarify the rules and make the program work for producers."

USDA's Risk Management Agency announced a new Special Provision for the Prairie Pothole region that will clarify acreage eligible for prevented planting in regions of Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota for the 2014 crop and succeeding crop years.

"The goal is to make ...

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