AgriInsurance (Production Insurance)

Sign-up for the AgriInsurance program will be a little different this year as we are going to be using electronic means of communication, such as phone, email, and text, to complete as many transactions as possible.

Instead of a drop-in visit, your agent will be in contact with you via a phone call or text. We will try to send information via email when possible.

In instances where something needs to be dropped off or picked up, we will follow the public health recommendations.

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 deadline to sign up for Production Insurance is May 31st 2020. Again, please 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 planting season!

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.

Please fill out and submit your 2019 Forage Survey

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: 
April 24, 2020
Agriculture and Land

General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Land
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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