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Launching the Celebration – 30 Years of Conservation
2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Conservation Reserve program (CRP) and in recognition of this milestone; FSA has launched a commemorative website. The web address is We hope you’ll visit the site often to take an interactive, cross-country tour and see the nationwide impact of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) unfold virtually over the next several months.
graphic of Farm Service Agency Conservation Reserve Program 30 logo



  • Dec. 15 – Acreage Reporting Deadline for perennial forage, fall seeded small grains
  • Dec. 25 – Christmas Holiday – Office Closed
  • Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day – Office Closed
  • May 31 – Final availability date for MAL’s
  • July 15 – Acreage Reporting Deadline for Spring Seeded Crops
  • Aug 1 – 2016 Enrollment Deadline for ARCPLC
  • Sept 1 – MPP Premium Fees Due for 2016 Program
  • Sept 30 – end of FY for 2016 ELAP Losses
  • Nov 1 – 2016 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm Raised Fish Program (ELAP) Application Deadline
  • July 1 – Sept 30, 2016 – MPP Registration for 2017 program
  • Did you notify FSA prior to conducting land clearing or drainage projects to ensure compliance?
  • Reports of Failed Acreage must be filed with the County Office before disposition of the crop.
  • Reports of Prevented Planting Acreage must be filed within the County Office no later than 15 calendar days after the final planting date for that county.
  • Report of Notice of Loss for crops covered under the NAP program.
  • Notification of Livestock Loss for Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) – 30 calendar days of when the loss became apparent.
  • Notification of Loss for Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm Raised Fish Program (ELAP) – 30 calendar days of when the loss became apparent.
  • Notification of Noninsured Crop Disaster Program loss – 15 calendar days of when the loss became apparent (72 hours if the crop is hand harvested).
  • Tree Assistance Program application deadline – 90 calendar days after the disaster event of when the loss first became apparent to the producer.
John Whitaker
State Executive Director

Welcome to the Iowa State Farm Service Agency (FSA) website. Our primary mission is to help Iowa's farmers and ranchers secure the highest possible financial assistance from USDA programs and play a vital role to the economic survival of Iowa's rural communities.

Iowa FSA is proud to continue its strong tradition of providing customer-based service to Iowa's producers.
PH 515-254-1540


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Iowa Farm Loan Program Planning Prices for Guaranteed Loan Requests

The IA FSA Corn & Soybean Price Update will be updated on this site at the beginning of each week to reflect planning prices that should be used as a guide for farm business planning involving FSA direct and guaranteed loan customers. Contact your local Farm Loan Manager for additional information.






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