Virginia 2018 Acreage Reporting Date

In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the local county FSA office to file an accurate crop certification by the applicable deadline.

The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for the entire state of Virginia:

May 15, 2018:  Cabbage planted 3/16 – 4/15, Spring Oats, Potatoes, tomatoes (planted on or before 5/15).

June 15, 2018:   Beans (Green) planted 3/4 – 5/25.

July 15, 2018:   All other crops for which specific acreage reporting date is not listed included, but not limited to Corn, Grain Sorghum, Tobacco, Soybeans and vegetables that are not covered by NAP Policy for the producer

The following exceptions apply to the above acreage reporting dates:

  • If the crop has not been planted by the above acreage reporting date, then then acreage must be reported no later than 15 calendar days after planting is completed.
  • If a producer acquired additional acreage after the above acreage reporting date, then acreage must be reported no later than 30 calendars days after purchase or acquiring the lease.  Appropriate documentation must be provided to the county office.
  • Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) policy holders should note that the acreage reporting date for NAP covered crops is the earlier of the dates listed above or 15 calendar days before grazing or harvesting of the crop begins.

For questions regarding crop certification and crop loss reports, please contact the NRV FSA office at 540-585-3651.