News in 2020

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Western Livestock Price Insurance Program Settlement Periods

Posted Sep. 24, 2020

SCIC reminds producers participating in the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) to review their policy and settlement prices prior to the policy’s expiration date.

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Ag in Motion Discovery Plus 2020

Posted Jul. 14, 2020

Ag in Motion is going digital! July 21-15, 2020, Ag in Motion will be delivered virtually with Ag in Motion Discovery Plus interactive online platform. This event will be filled with engaging content from hundreds of virtual sessions, and agricultural companies.  

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SCIC Offices Re-open to the Public

Posted Jun. 08, 2020

All SCIC offices have re-opened to the public and continue to operate during regular business hours.

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Supporting Livestock Producers through the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program

Posted May. 29, 2020

Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) premiums have increased significantly since the end of February, due to the uncertainty of COVID-19. To address this, the Government of Saskatchewan is taking action to temporarily reduce the cost of purchasing livestock price insurance through WLPIP.

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Agristability Interim Payments Increased For Saskatchewan Producers

Posted Apr. 24, 2020

The federal and provincial governments have agreed to increase the 2020 AgriStability interim benefit payment percentage from 50 per cent to 75 per cent for Saskatchewan producers.

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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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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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