Montana FSA Program Dates/Deadlines
June 22, 2022
USDA in 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
June 30, 2022: Deadline to request ELAP assistance for hauling livestock to forage in 2021.
July 15, 2022: Deadline for FSA Maps – 2022 Acreage Reporting/Crop Certification for Annually Seeded Spring Crops, Spring Seeded Alfalfa Seed, Forage Seeding, Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Perennial Forage not covered under the NAP, and all other crops not required to be reported by a previous reporting date. This is the final date that FSA can accept late-filed 2021 reports for these crops.
July 15, 2022: Last day of Primary Nesting Season (can affect CRP Grazing)
July 16, 2022: CRP Haying can begin and first day of CRP Summer Grazing (requires prior approval).
Sept. 30, 2022: Deadline to enroll in Continuous CRP programs, including SAFE
Oct. 31, 2022: Deadline to enroll in Organic and Transitional Education Certification Program (OTECP) and Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP)
Jan. 30, 2023: Deadline to request all ELAP assistance for 2022 calendar year losses.
Jan. 30, 2023: Deadline to request LFP assistance for 2022 calendar year losses.
ELAP notice of loss must be filed within 30 days of when loss is apparent for livestock and farm-raised fish losses.
ELAP notice of loss must be filed within 15 days of when loss is apparent for honeybeelosses.
LIP notice of loss must be filed within 30 days of when the loss is apparent.