Montana FSA Program Dates/Deadlines | TSLN.com

USDA Montana reminds agricultural producers of important Farm Service Agency (FSA) program dates. Contact your local service center to apply and with any questions. Visit online at farmers.gov and fsa.usda.gov/mt.

November 15, 2022: Deadline for FSA Maps – Deadline for 2023 acreage reporting for beekeeping, winter wheat (hard red winter) and all other fall seeded small grains. Please note that this is the deadline by which the FSA can accept late filed 2022 reports for these crops.

November 15, 2022: Risk Management Agency (RMA) virtual workshop on whole farm income protection and micro-farm insurance options.



December 9, 2022: Deadline to register for the 2023 Dairy Margin Coverage program.

December 13, 2022: RMA Virtual Workshop on Whole Farm Income Protection and Micro Farm Insurance Options.



December 31, 2022: Uninsured Agriculture Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) Coverage Closing Date for Honey.

January 2, 2023: Honey covered by NAP to have to be accurately reported to the FSA by January 2 for the total number of colonies present in all counties. Please note that growers must notify the FSA within 30 calendar days of any changes in the total number of colonies and additional counties to which bees are being moved.

January 16, 2023: 2023 acreage reporting deadline for established alfalfa seed, winter alfalfa seed and cherries. Please note that this is the deadline by which the FSA can accept late filed 2022 reports for these crops.

January 30, 2023: Deadline to apply for all Emergency Livestock, Honeybee, and Farmed Fish (ELAP) assistance for calendar year 2022 losses.

January 30, 2023: Deadline to apply for Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) assistance for calendar year 2022 losses.

March 1, 2023: Deadline to apply for Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) benefits for calendar year 2022 losses.

March 15, 2023: End date of uninsured Agricultural Disaster Assistance (NAP) coverage for all spring crops except canola, rye, spelled, triticale, wheat and spring sown mixed fodder.

March 15, 2023: Deadline to choose coverage and enroll in the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2023 crop year.

July 17, 2023: 2023 acreage reporting deadline for spring seeded alfalfa seed, forage seeding, CRP, perennial forage not covered by NAP and all other crops not required to be reported to a earlier reporting date.

The ELAP Notice of Loss must be filed within 30 days when the loss is apparent to farmed livestock and fish losses.

The ELAP Notice of Loss must be filed within 15 days when the loss is apparent to beelosses.

Notice of loss of PIL must be filed within 30 days when the loss is apparent.

– USDA FSA

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