Forage Options for Prevented Plant Acres in Wisconsin in 2024

Wisconsin’s wet spring has slowed planting for many farmers and provided poor conditions for making hay. As a result, some farmers will be claiming prevented plant and many will be looking for more or better quality forage. This bulletin reviews crop insurance rules to help farmers understand their options for using prevented plant acres for forage production.

Prevented Plant Example Calculations for Wisconsin in 2024

Here we present some example calculations and explain the prevented plant options for hypothetical cases to help farmers understand their options.

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