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Governments Announce Extension To Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Deadline

Posted Mar. 30, 2020

Today, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit, announced the deadline to apply, reinstate, cancel or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts is extended to April 13, 2020.

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COVID-19: OFFICES TEMPORARILY CLOSED, BUT BUSINESS CONTINUES - Message from SCIC’s President and CEO

Posted Mar. 22, 2020

On behalf of the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC), I want to personally let you know how we are responding to the unprecedented challenges associated with COVID-19. As a Treasury Board Crown Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture, SCIC is following the recent direction from the Government of Saskatchewan.

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Did you grow a cover crop in 2019? Add your voice to this prairie-wide survey.

Posted Mar. 11, 2020

Dr. Yvonne Lawley, of the University of Manitoba, is conducting a 3-year survey to find out the number of acres, types of farmers, and the range of cover crop species grown on the Prairies (AB, SK, MB). The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation is sharing this information.

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Governments Of Canada And Saskatchewan Announce Enhancements To The 2020 Crop Insurance Program

Posted Feb. 25, 2020

Today, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced enhancements to the 2020 Crop Insurance Program.

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2020 Crop Insurance Program Announcement

Posted Feb. 25, 2020

Agriculture Minister David Marit will announce the 2020 Crop Insurance Program at the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) Head Office on Tuesday, February 25, at 10:30 a.m. at 484 Prince William Drive in Melville.

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Visit with SCIC Executives at the Crop Production Show

Posted Feb. 19, 2020

Stop by for a coffee and a chat with senior executives at the 2020 Crop Production Show in Saskatoon, SK.

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Visit with SCIC Executives at Agribition!

Posted Nov. 05, 2019

Stop by for a coffee and a chat with senior executives at the 2019 Agribition in Regina, SK!

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Deadline for filing Post-Harvest claims, Production Declarations and requesting an Extension

Posted Nov. 01, 2019

The deadline to file post-harvest claims, submit production declarations and/or request an extension of insurance is November 15. According to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report as of October 28, 90 per cent of Saskatchewan crops are harvested.

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Harvest 2019

Posted Oct. 03, 2019

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) understands the challenges producers are facing this fall due to recent heavy rain and snow delaying harvest.

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Enrol in WLPIP and get coverage against market instability

Posted Sep. 09, 2019

Saskatchewan producers are entering fall with uncertainty about their livestock operations. Due to the impacts of a dry summer, high feed costs and potential for a lengthy fall/winter feeding season, their breakeven point and risk levels are unclear. The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) would like to remind producers they can reduce the risk of market uncertainty and protect the value of their cattle with The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP). In the past five years, over $12.7 million has been paid in claims through WLPIP.

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Visit with SCIC Experts at Ag in Motion!

Posted Jul. 08, 2019

Stop by our booth or take a ride on one of the SCIC golf carts from Tuesday to Thursday!

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Options For Producers Dealing With Dry Conditions

Posted Jun. 19, 2019

Today Federal Agriculture Minister, Marie Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced additional program measures and flexibility to help address the dry conditions across the province.

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Visit with SCIC Executive at Canada Farm Progress!

Posted Jun. 10, 2019

Stop by for a chat with senior executive from Wednesday, June 19 to Friday, June 21 at the 2019 Canada Farm Progress!

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Deadline to Enrol in AgriStability for 2019

Posted Jun. 03, 2019

The deadline to enrol in AgriStability for the 2019 program year is July 2, 2019.

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Reduce the risk of market uncertainty with WLPIP

Posted May. 06, 2019

With the 2019 spring calving underway, there is continued uncertainty among Saskatchewan cattle producers due to the impacts of the extreme cold winter, high feed costs and potential of another dry growing season. The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) would like to remind producers they can reduce the risk of market uncertainty and protect the value of their cattle with The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP).

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