Sask Crop Insurance

Another meeting, same high engagement level at SCA townhall in Central Butte

Aug 11, 2023 | 3:59pm

Central Butte area producers met with delegates from Sask. Crop Insurance, Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association, and others at a townhall meeting on Wednesday. CEO of the Cattlemen’s Association Grant McLellan says about 60 producers attended, and it was another engaging meeting about drought conditions and feedback on available support programs. Representatives from the Saskatchewan Association of […]

“We were heard”: townhall meetings in drought-stricken parts of Saskatchewan well-attended

Jul 28, 2023 | 4:43pm

A rancher was at a townhall meeting in Kindersley on Tuesday about the drought and what supports are available. Arlene Boisjoli, who has a ranch south of Kindersley, says the meeting was well-attended by producers and representatives from Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation, Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association, Farm Credit Canada, and a few R.M. Reeves. She says […]

Farm group wants more government assistance for livestock producers facing extreme drought

Jul 14, 2023 | 4:42pm

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is calling on the federal and provincial governments to take additional action to assist livestock producers facing extreme drought conditions across the province. Stock growers President Garner Deobald farms near Hodgeville, between Swift Current and Moose Jaw. He says since early June, the drought has continued to expand in size […]

Hursh: Sask. Crop Insurance will be swamped with claims due to drought conditions

Jul 10, 2023 | 3:19pm

Many fields won’t see a combine and crop insurance claims are going to soar. That rather dire prediction today from agricultural commentator Kevin Hursh. Hursh says drought conditions have made headlines in Alberta, but he says the extent of the problem isn’t yet fully appreciated in Saskatchewan. Hursh says the dryness has been expanding with markets and governments […]