Aug. 31 deadline set for NW crop insurance

Deadlines are approaching for 2013 Multi-Peril Crop Insurance programs through the USDA's Risk Management Agency for Washington, Idaho and Oregon growers.

Aug. 31 is the deadline for canola/rapeseed statewide and for onions only in Umatilla and Walla Walla counties.

Oct. 1 is the deadline for mint with winter coverage, forage (alfalfa) seed pilot, wheat, honey and pasture rangeland forage. It is also the deadline for fall-planted barley, dry peas and lentils with winter coverage in some counties.

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