March 04, 2013

March 15 Sales Closing Date Near For Crop Insurance in South Carolina


 Contact: Deb Schmitt (229) 219-2200


March 15 Sales Closing Date Near For Crop Insurance in South Carolina


VALDOSTA, Ga., March 1, 2013 ---- The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds farmers of the March 15 sales closing date for crop insurance. This sales closing date applies to Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) Lite. The sales closing date is the last day to buy a new policy or to change the coverage level of an existing policy.


Crop insurance is sold and delivered solely through private crop insurance agents. Contact a crop insurance agent for more information about the program. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA Service Centers or on the RMA web site at




USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To file a complaint of discrimination, complete, sign and mail a program discrimination complaint form, (available at any USDA office location or online at, to: United States Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call toll free at (866) 632-9992 to obtain additional information, the appropriate office or to request documents. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities, contact USDA through the Federal Relay service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136.

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