MidAtlantic Farm Credit Announces Fall Sales Closing Dates for Crop Insurance

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Local crop insurance provider, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, announces the 2015 sales closing dates for crop insurance.

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Kathi Levan, crop insurance manager with MidAtlantic Farm Credit

Our experienced crop insurance agents can assist you with creating a package to fit your specific needs and protect your livelihood.

Crop insurance agents at area lender MidAtlantic Farm Credit want to remind producers that important fall sales closing dates are approaching for purchasing crop insurance. Wheat and barley sales close on September 30, pasture rangeland and forage (PRF) close on November 15, and orchard and vineyard close on November 20.

Drought, damaging weather, and other unforeseen disasters throughout the year threaten crops and can put the farmers’ major source of income at risk, making farming an uncertain business. “No one can be sure of the weather from season to season,” says Kathi Levan, MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s crop insurance manager. “Crop insurance provides a sense of security for farmers. To know that a plan is in place that will protect their production in the event of a natural disaster helps them sleep at night.”

Farmers are encouraged to contact their crop insurance agent early to learn about the insurance options available to them. “Our experienced crop insurance agents can assist you with creating a package to fit your specific needs and protect your livelihood,” says Levan. “We are here to help anyone who has an interest in adding crop insurance their operation.”

MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s crop insurance agents can be reached by calling 888.339.3334 or by visiting farmcreditcropinsurance.com.

About MidAtlantic Farm Credit
MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member‐borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has nearly 10,500 members and approximately $2.3 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America.

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