Apply for a Cover Crop Insurance Premium Rebate

Apply for a Cover Crop Insurance Premium Rebate

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is now accepting applications for the new cover crop insurance premium rebate program! Recipients will receive a $5 per acre rebate on their summer 2023 crop insurance premium for acres planted with cover crops in 2022. DATCP has $800,000 or 160,000 acres to award - funding will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 35% of funding has already been claimed.5% of funding has already been claimed. main open until January 31, 2023.


The online rebate application and program details are available on DATCP's website and will remain open until January 31, 2023.


Producers who received state or federal cost-sharing or incentives to plant cover crops in 2022 are not eligible for this year's program on the same acres as cost-share. However, producers who received the 2022 Pandemic Cover Crop Program are eligible and need to apply for this rebate separately. Applicants will need to use their FSA-578 form to complete the application.


Additional information about eligibility and FAQs can be found on DATCP's website. Questions should be directed to

Mark Chilson, SFB insurance sales manager, can answer additional questions you may have regarding crop insurance. Contact him at 888.254.0615 or

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