State Events

2018 Dairy Margin Protection Program Meetings

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in the meetings listed should contact the name listed below or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

Date/TimeCounties InvolvedLocationMeeting Topics/Co-hostsContact
4/16/2018
1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
GreenGreen County Justice Center
MPP

UW-Extension and FSA
Teresa Zimmer
608-325-4195 x 2
4/17/2018
1:00 p.m.
Burnett, Polk, WashburnUW-Agriculture Research Station (Spooner)MPP, Disaster Programs

FSA
Evie Moore
715-485-3138 x 5
4/18/2018
1:00 p.m.
PolkBremer Bank
Amery, WI
MPP

FSA
Evie Moore
715-485-3138 x 5
4/19/20182:00 p.m.Burnett, Polk, WashburnBurnett Dairy Co-OpMPP, Disaster Programs

FSA
Evie Moore
715-485-3138 x 5
4/24/2018
1:00 p.m.
Buffalo, PepinPepin County Courthouse
MPP

UW-Extension & FSA
Stephanie McCarthy-Wondercheck
715-672-8663 x 2
4/25/2018
1:00 p.m.
Chippewa, Dunn, Eau ClaireEau Claire- UW-Extension Ag Service CenterMPP/Disaster Programs

UW-Extension & FSA
Heather Kirkpatrick
715-723-8556 x 2
4/25/2018
1:00 p.m.
BarronBarron County Government CenterMPP/Disaster Programs

Dr. Mark Stephenson/UW-Extension & FSA
Katie Stariha
715-537-5645 x 2
4/25/2018
2:00 p.m.
Buffalo, PepinBuffalo County Courthouse
MPP

UW-Extension & FSA
Stephanie McCarthy-Wondercheck
608-685-4454 x 2
4/26/2018
10:30 a.m.
Rusk/SawyerLadysmith LibraryMPP/Disaster Programs

UW-Extension & FSA
Katie Stariha
715-532-3786 x 2
4/27/2018
10:00 a.m.
ColumbiaColumbia County Administration Building
112 E. Edgewater St.Portage, WI 53901
MPP, Disaster Programs, Farm Loans

UW-Extension & FSA
Susan Hunter
608-742-5361 x 2
5/2/2018
10:00 a.m.
Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas IronABDI FSA Office
2014 Third St., West
Ashland, WI
MPP

FSA and UW-Extension
Carl Beckman
715-682-9117 x2
5/2/2018
1:30 p.m.
SaukSauk County FSA Office
Basement Room B24
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
MPP

FSA & UW-Extension Webinar
Curt Norgard
608-355-4420
5/3/2018
10:00 a.m.
Brown, OutagamieBrown County FSA Office
3071C Voyager Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54217
MPP, Disaster Programs, NRCS Programs, Farm Loans

UW-Extension, NRCS, & FSA
Zak Werner
920-884-3910 x 2
5/3/2018
11:00 a.m.
Green LakeGreen Lake County FSA Office
W1740 North Street, Suite 100
Green Lake, WI 54941
MPP, NRCS Programs, Farm Loans, Farm Storage Facility Loans

UW-Extension, NRCS & FSA
Jake VandeBerg
920-294-6474 x 2
5/3/2018
12:30 p.m.
Clark, Florence, Forest, Lincoln, Langlade, Marathon,Oneida, VilasAbbotsford Town Hall
203 N 1st St.
Abbotsford, WI 54405
MPP/Disaster Programs/Farm Loans

UW-Extension & FSA
Deb Esselman
715-848-2330 x 2
5/3/2018
1:00 p.m.
RockRock County FSA Office
Conference Room
440 N. US HWY 14
Janesville, WI 53545
MPP

UW-Extension & FSA
Michael Olson
608-754-6617 x 2
5/3/2018
1:30 p.m.
Calumet, ManitowocManitowoc County Office Complex
4319 Expo Dr., Room 300
Manitowoc, WI 54220
MPP/Disaster Programs/Farm Loans/NRCS Programs

UW-Extension, NRCS, & FSA
Tom Schneider
920-683-5119 x 2
5/3/2018
2:00 PM
Dodge, JeffersonDodge County Administrative Building
Auditorium
127 E. Oak St. Juneau, WI 53039
MPP, Disaster Programs, Farm Loans, NRCS programs

FSA & NRCS
Matt Peplinski
920-386-9999 x 2
5/3/2018
8:00 p.m.
Portage, WoodAuburndale Village Hall
5988 1st St.
Auburndale, WI 54412
MPP/Farm Loans/Q & A

UW-Extension, MidState Tech, & FSA
Jake Bourget
715-346-1313 x 2
5/4/2018
11:00 a.m.
Pierce, St. CroixSt. Croix FSA Office
1960 8th Ave.
Baldwin, WI 54002
UWEX Classroom
MPP

UW-Extension, Compeer, & FSA
Aaron Moore
715-684-2784 x 2
5/7/2018
10:00 a.m.
Brown, OutagamieOutagamie County FSA Office
3369 West Brewster St.
Appleton, WI 54914
MPP, Disaster Programs, NRCS Programs, Farm Loans

UW-Extension, NRCS, & FSA
Zak Werner
920-884-3910 x 2
5/7/2018
1:30 p.m.
Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, WalworthWalworth County Government Center
Room 214
100 W. Walworth St.
Elkhorn, WI 53121
MPP

Mark Stephenson, UW-Extension, & FSA
Tom Oasen
262-723-3216 x 2
5/7/2018
8:00 p.m.
Portage, WoodStevens Point Courthouse Annex
1462 Strongs Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54481
MPP/Farm Loans/Q & A

UW-Extension, MidState Tech, & FSA
Jake Bourget
715-346-1313 x 2
5/8/2018
9:00 a.m.
WinnebagoWinnebago County FSA Office
625 E County Road Y, Suite 200
Oshkosh, WI 54901
MPP

UW-Extension & FSA
Rhonda VandeHey
920-424-0329 x 2
5/8/2018
11:00 a.m.
Door, KewauneeKewaunee County Fairgrounds- Expo Hall
625 3rd St.
Luxemburg, WI 54217
MPP, Disaster Programs

Mark Stephenson, UW-Extension, and FSA
Tim Siehr
920-845-1360 x 2
5/8/2018
11:00 a.m.
Fond du LacUW-Fond du Lac Administration/Extension Building
Room 205/206
400 University Dr.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
MPP, Farm Loans, Farm Storage Facility Loans

UW-Extension and FSA
Jake VandeBerg
920-923-3033 x 2
5/8/2018
1:00 p.m.
Ozaukee, Sheboygan, WashingtonSheboygan County FSA Office
Meeting Room 105
650 Forest Ave.
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
MPP, NRCS Programs, Farm Loans

UW-Extension, NRCS, & FSA
Gretchen Smith
920-467-9917 x 2
5/9/2018
9:30 a.m.
Oconto, MarinetteTown of Pound Hall
Main area
W8484 County Rd. B
Coleman, WI 54112
MPP/Disaster Programs

UW-Extension & FSA
Nancy Swenty
920-829-5406 x 2
5/9/2018
10:30 a.m.
Grant, Iowa, LafayetteBelmont Convention Center
103 W. Mound view Ave.
Belmont, WI 53510
MPP

UW-Extension & FSA
Laurie Makos
608-935-2791 x 2
5/9/2018
1:00 p.m.
Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, VernonScenic Bluffs Community Health Center
238 Front Street
Cashton, WI 54619

(Enter the meeting room by the door to the west of the main doors.)
MPP

Dr. Mark Stephenson, UW-Extension, & FSA
Kathy Lewison
608-637-2183 x 2
5/10/2018
10:00 a.m.
JacksonJackson Electric Cooperative
N6868 County Road F
Black River Falls, WI 54615
MPP

UW-Extension & FSA
Julie Dokestul
715-284-4515 x 2
5/10/2018
1:00 p.m.
Shawano, MenomineeShawano County FSA Office
Conference Room
603A Lakeland Rd.
Shawano, WI 54116
MPP, Farm Storage Facility Loans Expanded Coverage

UW-Extension & FSA
Emily Schildgen
715-524-4814 x 2
5/10/2018
1:00 p.m.
TrempealeauCenterville Curling Club
W24854 Hwy 54
Galesville, WI54630
MPP

Dr. Mark Stephenson, UW-Extension, and FSA
Julie Dokestul
715-538-4396 x 2
5/10/2018
1:00 p.m.
Ozaukee, Sheboygan, WashingtonWashington Ozaukee FSA Office
Meeting Room 3224
333 E. Washington St.
West Bend, WI 53095
MPP, NRCS Programs, Farm Loans

UW-Extension, NRCS, & FSA
Gretchen Smith
262-335-4860 x 2
5/15/2018
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Open House
WaupacaWaupaca County FSA Office
1337C Royalton St.
Waupaca, WI 54981
FSA & NRCS

Open house- topics to discuss include MPP, Disaster programs, NRCS programs, and Farm Loans
Rhonda VandeHey
715-258-7162

2018 Program Year Common Deadlines
DateEvent/Deadline InformationLocation
September 1, 2017Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) Deadline for 2018 Value Loss Crops including ginseng, turf grass sod, aquaculture, floriculture, mushrooms, and Christmas Treesn/a
September 30, 2017Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) application deadline for 2018 crops including alfalfa, birdsfoot trefoil, clover, grasses, mixed forages, rhubarb, rye, triticale, vetch, and wheatn/a
November 1, 2017Enrollment begins for 2018 Agriculture Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage (ARC/PLC) contracts 
November 15, 2017Acreage reporting deadline for 2018 crops including fall-seeded crops, perennial forage, fall mint, pasture, rangeland, forage, and cover cropsn/a
November 20, 2017Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) application deadline for 2018 crops including apples, asparagus, blueberries, caneberries, cherries, cranberries, currants, grapes, honey, hops, maple sap, pears, and strawberriesn/a
December 15, 2017Sign-up period deadline for 2018 Dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP)n/a
January 15, 2018Acreage reporting deadline for 2018 crops including apples, caneberries, cherries, cranberries, currants, hops, huckleberries, pears, and strawberriesn/a
February 1, 2018Acreage reporting deadline for 2018 maple sap 
March 15, 2018NAP Application deadline to purchase loss coverage for 2018 spring-seeded cropsn/a
March 31, 2018Last day to obtain Marketing Assistance Loan (MAL) on 2017 small grain cropsn/a
May 1, 2018NAP Application deadline to purchase loss coverage for 2019 Nursery cropsn/a
May 31, 2018Last day to obtain Marketing Assistance Loan (MAL) on 2017 coarse grain cropsn/a
June 1, 2018Last day to enroll in Revised 2018 Dairy Margin Protection Programn/a
June 15-August 1, 2018County Committee Election nomination period for Local Administrative Area (LAA) for election. Individuals can nominate themselves or others.n/a
July 16, 2018Acreage reporting deadline for spring-seeded crops; including forage seeding, crops intended for cover, green manure, or left standing and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acresn/a
August 1, 20182018 Agriculture Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage (ARCPLC) enrollment deadline for 2018 contractsn/a
Ongoing
  • Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up
  • Notify your office of any prevented planting acres within 15 days of the crop's final planting date
  • Notify your county office of any failed acreage when the loss first becomes apparent and before destroying the crop
  • Notify your county office of any losses for the NAP program within 72 hours for hand-harvested crops within 15 days of the notice of loss for all other crops
  • Notify your county office of any losses under the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) or Emergency Livestock Assistance Program (ELAP) within 30 days of notice of loss
  • Notify your county office of any losses under the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) within 90 days of notice of loss
  • Submit application for Farm Storage Facility Loan before delivery of materials and/or construction begins
  • Applications taken for all Farm Loans including direct ownership, direct operating, and microloans
  • Acreage reporting deadlines for various specialty crops occur throughout the year; if you are enrolled in the Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program(NAP), please check with your local FSA office for acreage reporting deadlines
 

Other Dates to Remember
Monday, January 15, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Monday, February 19, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Monday, May 28, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Wednesday, July 4, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Monday, September 3, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Monday, October 8, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Monday, November 12, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Thursday, November 22, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed
Tuesday, December 25, 2018USDA Service Centers are closed