Crop insurance deadline approaching for tomatoes, pecans
Georgia fresh market tomato and pecan producers have until Jan. 31 to apply for crop insurance coverage or make changes to existing coverage for the 2021 crop year. Coverage for fresh market tomatoes is available for growers in Colquitt, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell, Seminole and Tift counties. Pecan coverage is available in select counties Please contact your insurance agent to see if your county is covered. Growers are encouraged to contact their crop insurance agent soon to learn specific details for the 2021 crop year. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA Service Centers by visiting the RMA agent locator at www.rma.usda.gov/tools/agent.html. Learn more about crop insurance and the modern farm safety net at www.rma.usda.gov.