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Minnesota State Events

State Executive Director

Whitney Place

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State Office Address

375 Jackson Street
Suite 400
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 602-7700
(855) 719-9917

2022 Important Dates and Deadlines

January 2, 2022

Deadline for annual certification of honeybee colonies for Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) eligibility.

January 15, 2022

Deadline for annual certification of apples.

January 31, 2022

Deadline to Submit Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program Application for Payment for 2021 losses. Notice of Loss must be filed 15 days of when apparent for honeybees, and 30 days for livestock and farm raised fish.

January 31, 2022

Deadline for filing a 2021 notice of loss for livestock feed transportation, water transportation and honeybee feed losses.

January 31, 2022

Deadline to submit Livestock Forage Program Application for Payment for 2021 losses.

January 31, 2022

Deadline to request Marketing Assistance Loan for prior year harvested wool, mohair and Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP) for unshorn pelts.

February 4, 2022

Deadline to apply for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program through USDA FSA. 

March 1, 2022

Final deadline to submit Livestock Indemnity Program Application for Payment for 2021 losses, notices of losses must be filed within 30 days of when loss is apparent.

March 11, 2022

Deadline for the General Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup.

March 15, 2022

Deadline for 2022 Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) enrollment.

March 15, 2022

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Minnesota closing deadline for sage.

March 15, 2022

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Minnesota closing deadline for spring seeded annual crops.

March 25, 2022

Deadline for enrollment in the Dairy Margin Coverage and Supplemental Dairy Margin Coverage Program.

March 31, 2022

Deadline to request Marketing Assistance Loan for prior year harvested wheat, barley, canola, crambe, flaxseed, honey, oats, rapeseed, and sesame.

April 1, 2022

Deadline annual certification of maple sap. 

April 29, 2022

Application deadline for the Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP).

May 1, 2022

Deadline for annual certification of asparagus.

May 13, 2022

Deadline for the Grasslands Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup. 

May 31, 2022

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Minnesota closing deadline for ornamental nursery crops. 

May 31, 2022

Deadline to request a Marketing Assistance Loan for prior year harvested corn, cotton, soybeans and other oilseeds, rice, grain sorghum, and pulse crops.

May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022 Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Minnesota closing deadline for ornamental and non-ornamental nursery crops.

June 15, 2022

FSA County Committee nomination period begins

June 30, 2022

The deadline to request ELAP assistance for hauling livestock to forage in 2021.

July 15, 2022

Deadline for annual certification of spring-seeded crop acreage.

July 15, 2022

Annual Certification of hemp acreage (license number required).

July 15, 2022

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) annual certification of acreage deadline.

July 15, 2022

Agricultural Risk Coverage- Individual Coverage (ARC-IC) annual yield reporting deadline.

August 5, 2022

Deadline for CLEAR30 applications for the Conservation Reserve Program. 

August 15, 2022

Deadline for annual certification of beans and other dry edibles. 

September 30, 2022

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program Minnesota closing deadlines for perennial forage, wild rice, asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, garlic, aquaculture, Christmas trees, rye, floriculture, mushrooms, ginseng, and sod.

October 31, 2022

The Organic Certification Cost Share Program deadline for application for expenses paid in fiscal year 2022.

November 15, 2022

Deadline for annual certification of apiculture and Fall-seeded small grains.

November 20, 2022

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program closing deadline for apples, blueberries, cane berries, grapes, and sage for crop year 2023.

December 31, 2022

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program closing deadline for honey and maple sap for crop year 2023.



Additional Information: Important Minnesota USDA Dates Overview


2022 Federal Holidays

Friday, December 24FSA offices are closed in observance of Christmas Day
Friday, December 31FSA offices are closed in observance of New Years Day
Monday, January 17FSA offices are closed - Birthday or Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 21FSA offices are closed - Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 30FSA offices are closed - Memorial Day
Monday, June 20FSA offices are closed in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day 
Monday, July 4FSA offices are closed - Independence Day
Monday, September 5FSA offices are closed - Labor Day
Monday, October 10FSA offices are closed - Columbus Day
Friday, November 11FSA offices are closed - Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 24FSA offices are closed - Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26FSA offices are closed in observance of Christmas Day