Unseeded Acreage Example

Example provided below applicable to the Unseeded Acreage (USA) Feature.

You farm 1,000 acres. Your four-year average indicates that you seed 90 per cent of your land base. This year, you are able to seed 600 of your 1,000 acres.

Annual Crop acres1,000
Farm acres seeded600
Previous years summerfallow acres150
Summerfallow acres dry enough to seed-
Summerfallow acres seeded-
Seeding Intensity90%

Farm Coverage Land Base

Total Acres (a)Stubble Too wet to Seed (b)Summerfallow Too Wet to Seed (c)Acres Seeded (d)Totals Acres x 90% Seeding Intensity (e) [a x 90%]LLD 5% Deductible (f) [e x 5%]
16050-1101447.2
160--160144-
160160--1447.2
16040-1201447.2
110--11099-
150-150-1356.8
100--10090-
Acres to be deducted28.4

* A deductible only applies to quarters with acres too wet to seed. 

Whole Farm Coverage
(1) Annual Crop acres1,000
(2) Seeding Intensity90%
(3) Acres Normally seeded (1) x (2)900
(4) Legal Land Description Deductible28
(5) Whole Farm Coverage (3) - (4)872
Whole Farm Claim Calculation-
(6) Eligible Claim Acres 872-(600+0)272 acres

If there are any acres summerfallowed in the current year, they are no longer considered dry enough to seed (change beginning of 2012.)

Summerfallow Coverage

Total Acres (a)Stubble Too Wet to seed (b)Summerfallow Too Wet to Seed (c)Acres Seeded (d)SMF LLD 5% Deductible [(a) x 5%)]
16050-110-
160--160-
160160---
16040-120-
110--110-
150-150-7.5
100--100-
Acres to be deducted8
Summerfallow Coverage
(1) Previous Year's Summerfallow150
(2) Legal Land Description Deductible8
(3) Summerfallow Coverage142
-
Summerfallow Claim Calculation-
(4) Eligible Claim Acres = 142 -(0+0)142 acres

Indemnity Calculation

Indemnity Calculation
(1) Whole Farm Claim acres (Part B, Row 6)272 acres
(2) Summerfallow Claim Acres (Part C, Row 4)142 acres
(3) Claim acres (Greater of D, row 1 or row 2) or max of B, (row 5)272 acres
Unseeded Acreage Indemnity (272 acres x $70 per acre)$19,040