AgriInsurance

 Producers can face uncontrollable natural hazards during the production year. AgriInsurance is a production insurance program that can help mitigate these risks. AgriInsurance stabilizes a producer’s income by minimizing the economic loss from uncontrollable events like drought, excessive moisture, disease, or insect infestations. 

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How does AgriInsurance work?

AgriInsurance is a provincially delivered Production Insurance Program. The program is cost-shared by the federal government, provincial government, and producers through the Sustainable Canadian Agriculture Partnership Agreement - Business Risk Management. The Prince Edward Island Agricultural Insurance Corporation (P.E.I.AIC) administers the program. 

Who is eligible?

Insurance is available to any producer who meets P.E.I.AIC’s eligibility requirements. Insurance applicants are required to provide legal, operational, and financial information.

Insurance plans are available for the following:

Field and Spring Crops 

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  • broccoli and cauliflower
  • brussels sprouts and cabbage
  • carrots
  • dry beans
  • grain corn and silage corn
  • oilseeds
  • pedigreed grain seed
  • potatoes
  • pulse beans
  • rutabagas
  • soybeans
  • spring cereals
  • tobacco
  • winter cereal grains

Perennial Crops

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  • apple trees
  • cranberries
  • grapes and grape vines
  • highbush blueberry plants
  • strawberries and strawberry plants
  • wild lowbush blueberries and highbush blueberries

Livestock

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  • dairy and beef mortality
  • overwinter bee mortality

Forage

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  • pasture land
  • green manure land
  • hay and silage land
  • forage seed land

How do I sign-up?

Call the Agricultural Insurance Corporation office at (902)836-0439 or email AICInsurance@gov.pe.ca and the office will put you in touch with an Agricultural Insurance Officer. You must submit a signed application accompanied by the required deposit to the Corporation before the sign-up deadlines listed in the table below. To learn more about sign-up click here. 

Commodity Plan Deadline Date
Livestock Insurance March 25

Apple Fruit

Forage Crops

April 30
Spring Seeded Crops May 31
Overwinter Bee Mortality Insurance September 30
Winter Cereals October 31
Fall Perennial Crops (excluding apple fruit) November 30

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Published date: 
March 2, 2023
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General Inquiries

P.E.I. Agricultural Insurance Corporation
7 Gerald McCarville Drive
Kensington, PE
Fax: 902-836-8912

Mailing Address: PO Box 400, 
Kensington, PE C0B 1M0


AgriInsurance: 
902-836-0439

AICInsurance@gov.pe.ca

AgriStability and AgriInvest:
902-836-0435 

AICStability@gov.pe.ca