News in 2020

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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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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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