Crop means with respect to a year, commodities harvested in that year. Therefore, the referenced crop year of a commodity means commodities that when planted were intended for harvest in that calendar year.
7 CFR § 760.1602
The definitions in this section apply for all purposes of program administration. Terms defined in 760.1502 and 760.1421 of this chapter also apply, except where they conflict with the definitions in this section.