AgriInsurance (Production Insurance)

The Prince Edward Island Agricultural Insurance Corporation is pleased to announce that the provincial government through the Department of Agriculture and Land will be offering all producers a 10% discount on producers AgriInsurance premiums for the 2020 and 2021 growing seasons as announced April 23rd, 2020.
 
The application deadlines to sign up for AgriInsurance are:
  • Livestock Insurance (dairy and beef)  - March 25, 2021
  • Forage Insurance  - April 30, 2021
  • Production Insurance  - May 31st 2021
  • 2022 Winter Cereals Insurance - October 31, 2021
  • 2022 Fall Perennial Crops Insurance - November 30, 2021

Contact your Crop Insurance Agent, or contact AICInsurance@gov.pe.ca and we will be sure to help you out. We wish all producers a safe and bountiful harvest!

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) 836-8912

Mailing:
PO Box 400
Kensington, PE
C0B 1M0

 

Published date: 
October 5, 2021
Agriculture and Land

General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Land
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
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