AgriStability Participants Advised of Important Deadline

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.

Posted Sep. 25, 2017

Submitting program forms is part of the annual process for participating in the Program and the information provided determines whether the producer qualifies for a benefit payment and builds the farm’s program history. Producers who file by September 30 can be certain their financial profile is up to date and their individual reference margin is established and available should something unforeseen happen to their farm.

A great way to manage a farm’s AgriStability information is through AgConnect, a secure online application giving producers the ability to review previous AgriStability information and submit new information. AgConnect is easy to use and accessible online 24/7. Information submitted through AgConnect enters SCIC’s system directly, allowing for quicker file processing. Knowledgeable staff are readily available to help producers activate their AgConnect account. Contact the AgriStability call centre at 1-866-270-8450.

Please keep in mind any 2016 program forms received after September 30, 2017, are subject to a penalty. AgriStability benefits will be reduced by $500 per month until December 31, the final date for program form submission. Penalties do not apply when a benefit is calculated at zero.

For more information please contact any of the 21 local Crop Insurance offices across the province, visit saskcropinsurance.com or call toll free to 1-866-270-8450. AgriStability is funded in part by Growing Forward 2, a cost-shared, federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

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For more information, contact:
Rae Groeneveld
Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation
Melville, SK
306-728-7595