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2020 Program Year Common Deadlines

DateEvent/Deadline Information
September 1, 2019Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) Deadline for 2020 Value Loss Crops including ginseng, turf grass sod, aquaculture, floriculture, mushrooms, and Christmas Trees
September 30, 2019Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) application deadline for 2020 crops including alfalfa, birdsfoot trefoil, clover, grasses, mixed forages, rhubarb, rye, triticale, vetch, and wheat
November 15, 2019Acreage reporting deadline for 2020 crops including fall-seeded crops, perennial forage, fall mint, pasture, rangeland, forage, and cover crops
November 20, 2019Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) application deadline for 2020 crops including apples, asparagus, blueberries, caneberries, cherries, cranberries, currants, grapes, honey, hops, maple sap, pears, and strawberries
December 20, 2019Extended deadline to enroll in 2020 Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) Program
December 20, 2019Extended deadline to apply for Market Facilitation Program (MFP)
January 2, 2020Acreage reporting deadline for 2020 honeybee colonies
January 15, 2020Acreage reporting deadline for 2020 crops including apples, caneberries, cherries, cranberries, currants, hops, huckleberries, pears, and strawberries
January 30, 2020Deadline for producers to file an application for payment and provide supporting documentation for 2019 Emergency Livestock Assistance Program (ELAP) 
February 1, 2020Acreage reporting deadline for 2020 Maple Sap
March 1, 2020Deadline for producers to file an application for payment and provide supporting documentation for 2019 Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) losses
March 15, 2020NAP Application deadline to purchase loss coverage for 2020 spring-seeded crops
March 15, 2020Deadline complete election and enrollment in 2019 Agriculture Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage (ARC/PLC) Program
March 31, 2020Last day to obtain Marketing Assistance Loan (MAL) on 2019 small grain crops
May 1, 2020NAP Application deadline to purchase loss coverage for 2021 Nursery crops
May 26, 2020Application period for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)begins
May 31, 2020Last day to obtain Marketing Assistance Loan (MAL) on 2019 coarse grain crops
June 15-August 1, 2020County Committee Election nomination period for Local Administrative Area (LAA) for election. Individuals can nominate themselves or others.
June 30, 2020Deadline to complete election and enrollment in 2020 Agriculture Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage
July 15, 2020Acreage reporting deadline for spring-seeded crops; including forage, crops intended for cover, green manure, or left standing and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres
August 28, 2020Application deadline for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
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-Federally Observed Holidays
Wednesday, January 1, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedNew Year's Day
Monday, January 20, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedBirthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 17, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedWashington's Birthday
Monday, May 25, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedMemorial Day
Friday, July 3, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedIndependence Day
Monday, September 7, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedLabor Day
Monday, October 12, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedColumbus Day
Wednesday, November 11, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedVeterans Day
Thursday, November 26, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedThanksgiving Day
Friday, December 25, 2020USDA Service Centers are closedChristmas Day