Hail damage

Payments Exceeds Premiums for Crop Hail Insurance Companies

Nov 15, 2021 | 4:28am

The Canadian Crop Hail Association (CCHA) reports insurance payments to Prairie producers will total more than $322 million compared to the $309 million collected in premiums. This year’s damage total was the highest since 2008. “What looked to be an average storm season at the start resulted in record high claim payments,” Scott McQueen, CCHA […]

Over 3,700 hail claims submitted to SGI after Tuesday’s storm

Sep 2, 2021 | 4:03pm

SGI has been busy fielding claims after the powerful storm that rolled through the Regina-Moose Jaw area. Spokesman Tyler McMurchy says while the claims vary, 95 percent of them are from the hail, adding as of Thursday afternoon, thousands of claims were already submitted. “There have been so far, in Saskatchewan, 3, 723 auto claims […]

Sask. farmers scouting fields for hail damage

Jul 7, 2020 | 4:47am

Many Saskatchewan farmers are assessing crop damage from weekend hail storms. Provincial crop extension specialist Sara Tetland says hail ranged in size from pea to golfball in many areas. The Canadian Crop Hail Association says some hailstones were tennis ball in size. Tetland says the worst hit area was in the southwest around Assiniboia, Limerick […]