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Visit with SCIC Executive at Farm Progress!

Posted Jun. 19, 2018

Stop by for a coffee and a chat with senior executive this Wednesday to Friday at Canada Farm Progress!

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Visit with SCIC Senior Executive at Farm Progress Show in Regina!

Posted Jun. 12, 2018

Stop by the SCIC booth to chat with senior executive from June 20 to June 22.

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Make sure you are covered. Report what you have seeded.

Posted Jun. 11, 2018

The deadline for Crop Insurance customers to submit their Seeded Acreage Reports and Stored Grain Declarations is fast approaching. The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding producers of the peace of mind their insurance can provide when Seeded Acreage Reports are completed and filed by the June 25 deadline. By completing and submitting the required information by the deadline, producers are ensuring they have accurate Crop Insurance coverage.

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Protect Your Investment With Livestock Price Insurance

Posted May. 08, 2018

Saskatchewan cattle producers may want to consider price insurance for their calves as uncertainty about the future direction of livestock market continues. With a number of uncontrollable factors at play, 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 calves with the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP).

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Farmers Encouraged to Evaluate Risk Management Programs

Posted Apr. 09, 2018

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding Saskatchewan producers that the Canadian Agricultural Partnership replaced Growing Forward 2 on April 1, 2018.

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Enhancements Made to Crop Insurance Program Coverage for 2018

Posted Feb. 27, 2018

Today Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2018 Crop Insurance Program. Saskatchewan producers will have access to very high coverage as the Crop Insurance Program continues to improve, as a result of the success of Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers.

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2018 Crop Insurance Announcement (Video)

Posted Feb. 26, 2018

Today Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2018 Crop Insurance Program. Saskatchewan producers will have access to very high coverage as the Crop Insurance Program continues to improve, as a result of the success of Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers.

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Protect Your Investment With Livestock Price Insurance

Posted Nov. 20, 2017

Cattle producers know all too well how factors beyond their control can wreak havoc with the markets and cause financial hardship. The value of the Canadian dollar, Mother Nature, international trade and food safety issues have had a great impact on markets and producers have been left to deal with these challenges on their own. With the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP), producers can protect themselves against the negative impact of these events.

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Crop Insurance Deadline for Filing Post-Harvest Claims and Production Declarations

Posted Nov. 09, 2017

November 15 is the deadline to file post-harvest claims and 2017 production declarations. Once harvest is complete, Saskatchewan Crop Insurance customers are reminded to fill out their production declarations.

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AgriStability Participants Advised of Important Deadline

Posted Sep. 25, 2017

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding producers of an important date for participation in the AgriStability Program. September 30, 2017, is the initial deadline for producers enrolled in the program to submit their 2016 program forms.

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Adjusting procedures for clubroot management

Posted Sep. 21, 2017

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) has taken steps to mitigate the spread of clubroot disease.

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Letter to Industry Regarding Dry Conditions

Posted Aug. 11, 2017

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is working diligently to ensure producers are receiving accurate information and timely customer service as harvest begins on the 2017 crop. I would like to take this opportunity to highlight key information which may be valuable to your members during the upcoming months.

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PST Charges Start August 1

Posted Aug. 01, 2017

On March 22, 2017, the 2017-18 Saskatchewan budget was announced. As part of this budget, effective August 1, 2017, the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) of six per cent will apply to insurance premiums for Crop Insurance, WLPIP and the AgriStability fee and administrative cost share (ACS).

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Make Sure You Are Covered. Report What You Have Seeded.

Posted Jun. 14, 2017

Crop Insurance coverage cannot be finalized until the Seeded Acreage Report is submitted. It would be disappointing having put in time and effort in doing everything else necessary for crop insurance coverage but not completing the next step of filing a Seeded Acreage Report. The Seeded Acreage Report ensures the producer’s Crop Insurance coverage is correct by verifying acres, crop variety, seeding dates and the type of land seeded such as stubble, summerfallow or irrigation.

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You Protect Them, Now Let Us Protect You

Posted May. 04, 2017

Marketing livestock is hardly straight-forward and only through hindsight do we actually know whether the pricing decision made (or didn’t make) on a particular day was good, bad or ugly. The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) has helped alleviate some of the risk of marketing cattle into what is often a volatile and uncertain market.

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