Montana FSA program dates/deadlines listed


Last updated 9/8/2021 at 7:57am


Sept. 17 is the last day of Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program — PLIP — signup.

Sept. 30: 2022 NAP application for coverage deadline for annual fall-seeded crops, perennial forage and grazing, mixed forage crops (including spring seeded annual types of mixed forage), rye, speltz, triticale, wheat and garlic.

Oct. 12: Deadline to apply for or modify applications for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 signup. Visit for details on all eligible commodities and additional program resources. Producers have multiple options to apply for CFAP 2, including through an online application portal and by working directly with the FSA office. Customers seeking one-on-one support with the CFAP 2 application process can call 877-508-8364 to speak directly with a USDA employee ready to offer assistance.

Oct. 15: Application deadline for the Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers program — PATHH.

Nov. 1: Last day of 2021 CRP summer/fall non-emergency grazing period — prior approval required.

Nov. 1: Deadline for Organic Certification Cost Share Program — OCCSP — applications for eligible certification expenses paid between Oct. 1, 2020 and Sept. 30, 2021.

Early November: 2021 county committee election ballots to be mailed to voters.

Nov. 15: 2022 acreage reporting deadline for apiculture, fall hard red winter, and all other fall-seeded small grains. Please note that this is the final date that FSA can accept late-filed 2021 reports for these crops.

Dec. 6: Voted FSA county committee election ballots due to FSA.

Dec. 31: 2022 NAP application for coverage deadline for honey.

Jan. 1: Newly elected COC members/alternates take oath of office.

Jan. 3: 2022 acreage reporting deadline for honey covered under NAP — or 30 days after placement of colonies. Please note that this is the final date that FSA can accept late-filed 2021 reports for these crops.

Jan. 17: 2022 acreage reporting deadline established stand alfalfa seed, fall alfalfa seed and cherries. Please note that this is the final date that FSA can accept late-filed 2021 reports for these crops.

Jan. 30: 2021 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program — ELAP — application for payment deadline for timely filed 2021 ELAP notices of losses.

Jan. 31: Deadline for the 2021 Livestock Forage Disaster Program — LFP — application and all supporting documentation.

Jan. 31: Final availability date for Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments — LDPs — for prior year harvested peanuts, wool, mohair and LDP only for unshorn pelts.

March 1: Deadline for the 2021 Livestock Indemnity Program application for Payment and all supporting documentation for timely filed 2021 LIP notices of livestock losses.

Ongoing: Contact FSA right away for notice of loss deadlines and disaster program requirements.

For more information, people can contact their local FSA office and or visit .


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