Cover Crop Reimbursement Program
2020 Application Period: October 15- December 15
This program is an opportunity to be reimbursed for cover crop expenses up to $12 per acre for as many as 100 acres. It is intended as an incentive for planting cover crop containing wheat, barley, oat and/or rye.
One application per household and farm serial number
Cover crops for corn, soybean and/or tobacco are eligible not to exceed 100 acres. Other cover crops will be considered on a case by case basis
Must be seeded at the recommended seeding rate of the University of Kentucky Publication ID-113
Cover crop should be planted before December 1
Deadline to submit application is December 15
Completed FSA 578 cover crop report required with application
Applicant must have an updated AG Water Quality plan on file
Receipts or invoices paid in full required to be submitted with application
Cover crop may be wheat or cereal rye and can be harvested for grain, grazed, or harvested for forage
*Reimbursements are granted on a first come, first served basis and until funds are depleted.