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Visit with SCIC Senior Executive at Agribition!

Posted Nov. 17, 2017

Senior Executive will be on hand from 1:00 to 4:00, Monday to Thursday, to chat with producers about SCIC's programs and services.

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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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Spring Extensions - Letter to Industry

Posted Apr. 11, 2017

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is working diligently to ensure producers are receiving accurate information and timely customer service as they start their 2017 year. I would like to take this opportunity to address some of the frequently asked questions being asked by producers and highlight key information which may be valuable to your members during the upcoming months.

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Start this season off on the right foot - enrol in AgriStability

Posted Apr. 04, 2017

“AgriStability reaches beyond what is included in Crop Insurance coverage to provide producers with comprehensive security for less than pennies on the dollar,” said SCIC President and CEO, Shawn Jaques.

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Provincial Sales Tax on Insurance Premiums

Posted Mar. 23, 2017

UPDATE: The date PST will be charged on insurance premiums has been moved to August 1, 2017, for all insurance purchased after this date. This includes Western Livestock Price Insurance, the producer portion of Crop Insurance and AgriStability program and administrative cost share fees.

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Record Crop Insurance Coverage for Producers in 2017

Posted Feb. 23, 2017

Today Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2017 Crop Insurance Program. Once again, Saskatchewan producers will have access to the highest coverage in program history as the Crop Insurance Program continues to strengthen and provide effective risk protection for Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers.

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WEBCAST - View 2017 Crop Insurance Program Announcement

Posted Feb. 22, 2017

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced the 2017 Crop Insurance Program at the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) Head Office in Melville on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

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Canada’s Agriculture Day - Open House

Posted Feb. 09, 2017

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) and the Ministry of Agriculture will be holding an open house at offices across the province on February 16, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, to celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day.

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Important AgriStability Deadline for Program Participation

Posted Dec. 13, 2016

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) is reminding producers December 31, 2016, is the final deadline to submit 2015 AgriStability forms and pay 2016 program fees.

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