Substitute Crop [Agriculture] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 400.651 [Title 7—Agriculture; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Department of Agriculture; Chapter IV -- Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Department of Agriculture; Part 400 -- General Administrative Regulations; Subpart T -- Federal Crop Insurance Reform, Insurance Implementation], substitute crop is “an alternative crop whose sales closing date has passed and that is planted on acreage that is prevented from being planted to an intended crop or where an intended crop is planted and fails.”