AgriInsurance (Production Insurance)

Production insurance provides production risk protection to producers by minimizing the economic effects of crop losses caused by natural hazards.

The Production Insurance Program is a provincially delivered program which is cost shared with the federal government through the Canadian Agriculture Partnership Agreement on Agricultural Business Risk Management.

Production insurance in Prince Edward Island is administered by the Prince Edward Island Agricultural Insurance Corporation.

What legislation applies to production insurance?

Agricultural Insurance Act

What insurance agreements are available to farmers? 

How do producers sign-up for production insurance?

Call AIC office at 1-855-251-9695 and the office will put you in touch with a field agent. Field agents do try to make contact with any known producers before the sign up deadline.

Producers must be signed up by the application deadline with the required information to qualify for coverage for the coming year.

When are the application deadlines for production insurance?

  • Winter Cereal deadline – October 31st of the year prior to harvest
  • Perennial Fruit Crops – November 30th of the year prior to harvest
  • Spring planted crops – May 31st of current crop year

For more details, contact:

P.E.I. Agricultural Insurance Corporation
7 Gerald MacCarville Drive
Kensington, PE
Telephone 1-855-251-9695
Fax (902) 836-8917

Mailing:
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8

 

Published date: 
November 19, 2018
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General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857

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