SCIC insures crop varieties suitable for local growing conditions throughout the province. Insurance may be denied if you grow an inappropriate variety for your area.
Crop Insurance offers organic coverage on:
- canary seed
- field peas
- khorasan wheat/Kamut
- lentils (large green, red, other)
- mustard (brown, oriental, yellow)
- rye (fall, spring)
- wheat (Canada Prairie, extra strong, hard red spring wheat, hard white spring wheat)
- winter wheat
Soft white spring wheat will be insured as Canada Prairie spring wheat.
Insurance is available for both late-maturing tall stature (LMTS) and early-maturing short stature (EMSS) sunflowers. If you grow both classes, production is offset in the event of a claim.
Liability will be accepted on dryland faba beans in risk zones 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22 and 23. Irrigated faba beans acres are insurable in all risk zones.
In regards to khorasan wheat/Kamut ®, a production contract must be supplied to SCIC upon request.