WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is reminding producers that their crop insurance premiums for the 2019 crop year are due Jan. 31. Under this change, policies that do not have the premium paid by Jan. 31, 2020, will have interest attach on Feb. 1, calculated from the date of the premium billing notice.
USDA had deferred to Jan. 31, 2020, the accrual of interest on 2019 crop year insurance premiums for most policies with a premium billing date of Aug. 15, 2019, to help the large number of farmers and ranchers affected by extreme weather in 2019.
“At USDA, we understood the challenges that farmers and ranchers faced due to inclement weather last year, so we deferred the interest to give producers additional time to pay their premium, which is now due on Jan. 31,” RMA Administrator Martin Barbre said. “We urge producers to make their premium payment on time to ensure they don’t get charged interest back to their premium billing notice date.”
The extended interest deferral built on other steps taken by USDA to support farmers and ranchers impacted by flooding and other disasters. As of…
This News From Feed news.google title “USDA reminds producers to pay insurance premiums by Jan. 31 – AberdeenNews.com”
geico insurance,instant auto insurance quote,get auto insurance online,purchase auto insurance online,auto insurance quotes online,farmers insurance,farm insurance,a car insurance