SCIC Unseeded Acreage Feature Eligibility Extension

Res #: 21-16A
Number: 21
Year: 2016
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
WHEREAS the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation’s unseeded acreage feature compensates producers for land that is too wet to seed; and
WHEREAS the unseeded acreage feature offers four coverage levels of $50, $70, $85 and $100; and
WHEREAS the unseeded acreage feature cannot be used in consecutive years
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial and Federal Governments to extend the
eligibility period of the unseeded acreage program to five years or until such a time
that a solution is found to the flooded acres on terminal flood basin areas, such as the
Quill Lakes basin.
Responses From: The Ministry of Agriculture