Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced changes to Saskatchewan Crop Insurances in early March. Enhancements to the program will be of interest to Saskatchewan forage and livestock producers. Some highlights include the addition of fire insurance under the Forage Rainfall Insurance Program, restoration benefit for drowned-out hay land, increased compensation rates for predation of calves and more.
To learn more visit: www.saskcropinsurance.com/ci/forage/
Deadline to apply or make changes is March 31, 2018. To view all deadlines, visit http://www.saskcropinsurance.com/calendar/month/by_calendar/crop-insurance-deadlines/2018/03/
Ryder Lee, CEO of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association has a YouTube video describing the Sask Crop Insurance programs for 2018. View the video here.
Posted March 11, 2018